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Glacier easy trails
Trail of the Cedars is a flat trail, not quite a mile. Elevation maybe 4,000 feet.

 

Glacier easy trails
Hidden Lake trail is 3 miles round-trip and gains 500 feet elevation.

 

Glacier Hidden Lake Trail
The climb starts at 6,640 feet.

 

Glacier Hidden Lake Trail
Hidden Lake overlook somewhere near 7,000 feet.

 

Glacier Hidden Lake Trail
Mountain Goats frequent the area; it’s their home.

 

Glacier Hidden Lake Trail
Youngster.

 

Glacier Hidden Lake Trail
Hanging close to Mom.

 

Logan Pass parking lot in evening
Logan Pass parking lot thins out after 6pm.

 

Logan Pass parking lot in evening
She has an attentive audience.

 

Two hikes an hour apart. One shaded, short and flat with no visible wildlife. The other trail steep and longer, in the hot sun. The 3,000-foot altitude gain allowed the (hot) sun to feel complementary instead of adversarial. Rewarded with a hairy marmot and two mountain goats on our return descent to Logan Pass visitor’s center.

 

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On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.