Category Archive: Montana

The rest of our scenic hikes – Glacier NP, MT

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Although we’ve spent three weeks at Glacier National Park, we hiked only a few of its 734 miles of trails.  This place offers many outdoor activities, but exploring on foot remains our preferred method. This is my 4th post about… Continue reading

A Hike to Receding Glaciers – Glacier National Park, MT

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According to the U.S. Geological Survey, glacial recession is well underway with many completely gone.  The retreat of these alpine glaciers reflects recent changes in climate as they respond to altered temperatures and precipitation. It’s been estimated… Continue reading

Picturesque Lakes – Glacier National Park

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As you might imagine, Glacier NP has an enormous snowmelt every spring and summer. Water cascades down the mountains and creates hundreds of beautiful waterfalls, some captured in my previous post.  Then the glacial water continues down the cliff… Continue reading

Waterfalls and Mountains – Glacier National Park

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A visit to Montana’s Glacier National Park had been on our wishlist since long before we began our RV adventure.  Now into our fifth year of full timing, we finally arrived.  Having been here… Continue reading

Dams, Waterfalls and Prairies – Great Falls, MT

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The city of Great Falls is named after a series of 5 waterfalls flowing downstream on the Missouri River, running through the heart of town.  Within this 15-mile stretch of the river exists an… Continue reading

Out and about in Red Lodge, Montana

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At an elevation of 5,555′, Red Lodge is set against some of Montana’s highest mountain peaks.  According to tradition, a band of Crow Indians left the main triage and moved west into the foothills… Continue reading

An over-the-top experience – Beartooth Scenic Byway

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After gallivanting in and around scenic Cody, Wyoming for a week, we packed up and continued north into our 48th state, big sky country – Montana! We chose our first stop at Red Lodge Montana,… Continue reading