We’ve created a new tag for NFNews called “Hike and Bike the North Fork.” If you click on this link, you’ll get all of the writeup from past hikes and bike trips, most of them written by Debo Powers. These cover both our area of the Flathead National Forest and Glacier National Park. This is… Read More »
The hiking season has started early this year! Many trails that would normally still be packed with snow in early June are now open and ready to be hiked. The hike to Thoma Lookout is one of them. This 8-mile roundtrip hike features wonderful views in every direction at the top. On the way up… Read More »
Here’s Debo’s first NF report of the year… I was invited by Amy Robinson of Montana Wilderness Association to bike to Kintla Lake on Saturday with her and two friends, Kate and Nate Stone who were spending the weekend at Wurtz Cabin. We met in Polebridge at 9am and left our vehicles at the Polebridge… Read More »
Although the upper part of the trail is full of slushy snow, the hike is wonderful even on a rainy day like we had on Thursday. It’s not too late to put on your hiking boots and head out!
As the high country begins to fill with snow, North Fork hikers are looking for beautiful places to hike in lower elevations. On Friday, three of us hiked the 12-mileQuartz Lake Loop Trail from Bowman Lake. We started off in a cold fog with the vegetation full of frost. The larch trees were ablaze with… Read More »
The Flathead Beacon reports that the west side of Going-to-the-Sun Road is still open in this gorgeous fall weather, and it’s a great time to explore Glacier National Park as it transitions from summer greens to golden autumn. One way to really appreciate the fall foliage and snow-dusted mountain peaks is to park your car at The… Read More »
When asked by some friends to hike to Tuchuck on Thursday, I just couldn’t resist although it would be my third hike to Tuchuck in two weeks!
Last week, I was asked to lead two consecutive hikes in the Whitefish Range for a group of field directors from all over the state from the offices of the Montana Wilderness Association. The first hike was to Tuchuck on Thursday, the day that it was snowing in the North Fork! Although it was not… Read More »
We are starting a new series on our other website, MagoGuide.net, that provides detailed information about hikes we’ve taken around the world. The first in this series is a hike to Nasukoin Mountain that we recently took with that intrepid hiker Debo Powers. Read all about our hike to Nasukoin here.