Glacier National Park - Part 1

by Gary Luker November. 08, 2019 255 views
Bison herd on the Montana prairie

Bison herd on the Montana prairie

Glacier National Park is a beautiful place with spectacular views of snow capped mountains, glaciers and glacier-formed deep valleys, rivers and many waterfalls. Our visit was in early July so the snow melt filled the rivers and created dramatic waterfalls. Daily hikes took us down forest trails and up mountainsides through lingering patches of snow, crossing the Continental Divide with amazing vistas at every turn.

Early morning alpenglow on Grinell Mountain overlooking Swiftcurrent Lake.

Early morning alpenglow on Grinell Mountain overlooking Swiftcurrent Lake.

Mountain Goat grazing on Glacier Lilies near the Continental Divide.

Mountain Goat grazing on Glacier Lilies near the Continental Divide.

Sinopah Mountain and Two Medicine Lake.

Sinopah Mountain and Two Medicine Lake.

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Fernando Bourgon 3 months, 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place, thanks for sharing it. Great photos, for me the first one is exceptional.

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Gary Luker Replied to Fernando Bourgon 3 months, 1 week ago

Thanks Fernando.  It was an easy place to get photos, I have to admit...beauty all around.  The first photo of the Bison herd gives me another chance to remind people that they are BISON and not buffalo ! The early explorers mistakenly called them Buffalo because they thought they looked like the real buffaloes they had seen in other countries,,like water buffaloes.  The Buffalo and Bison belong to the same family, but the American Bison is a different species.  Just a bit of trivia..grinning

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Berckmans Peter 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Impressive place. Thanks for taking us there

3 months, 2 weeks ago Edited
Gary Luker Replied to Berckmans Peter 3 months, 1 week ago

My pleasure Peter...It's a huge place.  I'll have a part 2 soon.

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Jerry Spierenburg 3 months, 2 weeks ago

A beautiful series from a beautiful park.

3 months, 2 weeks ago Edited
Gary Luker Replied to Jerry Spierenburg 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Thanks, Jerry..it truly is a spectacular place..hope to return in the near future.

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Sherry Hill 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Love these..

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Gary Luker Replied to Sherry Hill 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Thanks, Sherry.  It's hard to pick through all the photos of this trip to just post a sample, there were so many amazing waterfalls and scenes..grinning

3 months, 2 weeks ago Edited
Sherry Hill Replied to Gary Luker 3 months, 2 weeks ago

even prettier on my laptop, yesterday my little phone wasn't doing them justice.. 
and hopefully you can share more from this trip.. :)

3 months, 2 weeks ago Edited
Gary Luker Replied to Sherry Hill 3 months, 1 week ago

More coming, Sherry...

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