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Jul 1, 2018 - Hippies Use Side Door!

Being in the mood for a hike, we decided to start looking on the west side of Glacier NP. We found the description of the Hidden Meadows trail interesting. It was described as 'Easy' and is less than 5 miles, with only a few hundred feet elevation gain. Supposedly, there is often a nesting pair of loons on the lake where the trail ends. Accessing the trailhead took us through Polebridge Montana. A funky little 'town' with a saloon/restaurant, the Polebridge Mercantile and some cabins and tenting areas. We loved the saloon that has a sign...

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May 6, 2011 - Polebridge Mercantile

We went back to Glacier National Park again today. This time we explored the Camas Road area of the park with awesome creeks, streams, waterfalls and more. Afterwards, we went on to explore the tiny town of Polebridge, Montana. This is one of the coolest places we have visited in Montana. It is about 20 miles from the Canadian border. They have no electricity, the locals use generators, solar panels, kerosene and propane lights. We met the owner of the Mercantile, he said he is also the Mayor and the Sheriff of the town. :-) We had lunch...

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Aug 23, 2010 - Glacier National Park

It was about 54 degrees, partly sunny and very windy; there were whitecaps on Lake St. Mary.. We headed back into Glacier National Park, west on the Going to the Sun Road. The road is in pretty poor condition and they have been working on it since April; we had three or four construction delays, none very long. A marmot was sighted in the Goose Island area, and a black bear near Rising Sun. As we increased elevation and passed from forest to sub-alpine, the clouds descended onto the road and the valley below. Logan Pass is 6,646 feet and is...

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