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461. McDonald Falls, Avalanche Lake, and Hidden Lake Overlook (08/26/05)

Hikers (11): Carissa, Chester, Eugene, George, Janice, Paul, Peter, Ross, Sue, Taylor, Terry
Distance: 10 miles
Rating: 2 difficulty, 10 beauty
Park info: Glacier National Park in Montana

Peter owes a writeup! -- Pictures by George and Sue

Ross and Terry (can you see them?) at the Sacred Dancing Falls upstream from McDonald Falls

Approaching Avalanche Lake with the falls in the distance

Having lunch along Avalanche Creek on the way back

At the Logan Pass museum, Taylor discovers she's no match for a momma grizzly

Hidden Lake from the overlook

A friend met up with us near the lake

And another one was waiting for us back at the car

Note -- the hike is officially listed as 10 miles, but:

For more great shots, check out George and Sue's albums.

Eugene's 280th leaf
Sue's 80th leaf
Terry's 1st leaf

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