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Glacier Waterton International Peace Park

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Waterton to Waterton River Campground 10 miles Sage and I tried to sleep as long as possible. I also wanted to call home in the morning so had a reason to leave my comfortable bed around 7:30 am. Afterwards we went for breakfast at the Pearl's…

Glacier National Park - Into Canada

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Elizabeth Lake to Chief Mountain Trailhead 10 miles I shifted all night on my Therm-a-rest mattress because my legs were aching. They demanded a break after crossing all the high mountain passes. Sage and I woke up - how could it be different…

Glacier National Park - Red Gap Pass

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Many Glacier to Elisabeth Lake Campground 18 miles The fact that it had stopped raining woke me up at 3:30 pm. After a short bathroom break just behind my tent I went back to an uncomfortable sleep again. Somehow the night wasn't very pleasant.…

Glacier National Park - Piegan Pass

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Reynolds Creek Camp to Many Glacier 15 miles I woke up to the familiar sound of raindrops falling on my tent. What should I do? I felt like just turning around but I knew I had to go. Piegan Pass was waiting for me and according to the reaction…

Glacier National Park - St. Mary‘s Lake

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Red Eagle Lake to Reynolds Creek Campground 15 miles Other than a couple of thunder bolts last night had been very quiet. I woke up early to the sound of light rain on my tent. Once the dripping stopped it was windy and I waited for a while…

Glacier National Park - Triple Divide Pass

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Atlantic Creek Camp to Red Eagle Lake 11 miles My first solo night in Grizzly Country had been nice and quiet. Surprisingly no bear ripped down my tent... instead of any animals I heard the wind blowing fairly strong through the trees. Thankfully…

Glacier National Park - Pitamakan Pass

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Two Medicine Ranger Station to Atlantic Creek Camp 14.5 miles We didn't get to watch the sunrise. It was cloudy and rainy in the morning and so we all stayed in our tents a little longer. But of course I had to leave my tent at some stage…

Glacier National Park - First wildlife

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East Glacier to Two Medicine Ranger Station 11 miles I stared out of the window. The landscape that slowly moved by was stunning. Would I really be hiking here for the next days and weeks? The Empire Builder Train was approaching East Glacier.…