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Partial... The Easy Partial

Intended to go further, but this was a photography trip and with so many photo ops, I fell behind... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2017
Eugene, Oregon
incredible hike with amazing views

My friends and I always like to get at least one challenging hike in with scenic views, and this... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2017
Boise, Idaho
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Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park, MT
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

we drive along the going-to-the-sun road and pass this point, and see the river flow thru', and some mountain view, nothing very special, but there is a shuttle bus stop, and information said that several day hike begins here, but we don't hike, so didn't...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

Intended to go further, but this was a photography trip and with so many photo ops, I fell behind of schedule. This year was particularly good with all the Bear Grass.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 8, 2017

September of 2017 presented a heavy smoke load and the pass basically was not anything to see or write home about.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

My friends and I always like to get at least one challenging hike in with scenic views, and this definitely fit the bill! 2400 feet of elevation gain and 3400 feet of elevation loss (best to have 2 cars, as it isn't a loop; park...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank jpkeel
Reviewed August 16, 2017

My family and friends loved this hike! We had never done it before despite our annual history and family history at Glacier. We loved it and the views are absolutely incredible! It was foggy the day we went but as soon as the sun rose...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Sydney J
Reviewed July 24, 2017

We parked at sunrift gorge I believe and took the shuttle back. I have a 3 liter camelbak and don't drink water like I should, but yesterday in 80 degree whether at 8am when we started, it was direct sun for probably at least 4...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank msquared023
Reviewed May 28, 2017

This all day 17 km hike is for experienced hikers only and goes though a range of alpine microclimates. It is best started at Siyeh bend (Piegan Pass trailhead), and then at the end you can take the free seasonal parks shuttle from Sunrift Gorge...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank JJawandering
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Sieyh pass trail is a 14km (8.7miles) long hike. The trailhead begins from Siyeh bend, on the Going to the sun road. The hike is mostly flat, except a few stretches of going uphill at the beginning and at the end of the hike.The last...More

Date of experience: August 2016
4  Thank cestovatel25
Reviewed November 29, 2016

A great place to see a variety of wildlife. Bring bear spray Preston Park is definetly a very active area for bear. This is a great hike for all levels of hikers. For the more adventurous types get Blake Passmore's book and climb Mount Siyeh....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank brucewhite2015
Reviewed September 26, 2016

To start, I'm not a huge fun of heights and shear cliff drop offs so this trail was perfect for me. Although you get to about 8,000ft, there are no shear drop offs at all. At the end of the hike, there is a steep...More

Date of experience: August 2016
5  Thank Ricky A
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