Flathead County GIS offers online trails map A new comprehensive and interactive Online Trails Map is now available through the office of Flathead County Geographic Information Systems. The map is a product of the Flathead County Trails Plan update by the PATHS Advisory Committee.
No Hiking For Skiers Until More Snow Falls At Whitefish When you think ski season, you probably think of people skiing downhill. But using skis to hike uphill has increasingly become a sport of its own. “Whitefish, in particular, has a very strong community for that,” says Nick Polumbus, the director of marketing and sales… Read More »
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Colder temperatures and snow improve elk movement and hunter success Hunters saw higher success at the Cameron and Gardiner check stations, with Cameron reporting a record number of elk harvested in the 15-year record. Check stations across the region reported higher hunter numbers than previous weekends in response to… Read More »
A New Way to Go – Flathead Beacon It can happen on a road trip. It can happen on a hike. It can even happen at a concert: sometimes, there’s just nowhere clean or with enough coverage for a woman to urinate.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: General Big Game Season Opens Oct. 20, A Few Key Things to Remember Most grizzly bears will leave an area if they sense human presence. Hunters who observe a grizzly bear or suspect a bear is nearby should leave the area. If you do encounter a grizzly, stay calm,… Read More »
Last trails report for 2018 posted The final Forest Service Trail Condition Reports for the Glacier View and Hungry Horse Ranger District have been posted to the website Trail Conditions page. Note that the Glacier View entries for trails 2, 3, 19, 26, 40 and 377 list work by the North Fork Trails Association.
Report: Trail Funding Out of Step with Demand – Flathead Beacon News & Features As recreational interests continue to grow in Big Sky country, public demand for expanded trail networks on Montana’s 30 million acres of public land is keeping pace. But a recent audit of the state’s Recreational Trails Program shows funding for new… Read More »
The North Fork Trails Association website has posted trail condition reports. It begins… The September 18, 2018 Forest Service Trail Condition Report for the Glacier View and Hungry Horse Ranger District have been posted to the website Trail Conditions page. Note that the Glacier View entries for trails 2, 3, 19, 26, 40 and 377 list… Read More »
The Flathead Beacon reports that on Labor Day Monday, Ninemile resident Dave Murray completed the 3,100-mile Continental Divide Trail from Mexico to Canada without the comfort or protection of boots. A records search hasn’t been completed, but it appears he’s the first person to bag the trail shoeless since the trail was congressionally designated in… Read More »