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464. Sperry Chalet and Gunsight Pass (08/28/05)

Hikers (8): Carissa, Chester, Eugene, George, Janice, Paul, Peter, Ross
Distance: 21 miles
Rating: 6 difficulty, 10 beauty
Park info: Glacier National Park in Montana

Peter owes a writeup! -- Pictures by George

Sperry Chalet dining room (we should have taken the horses up)

The Chief at Beaver Medicine Falls (make up your own jokes)

Meanwhile Ross was climbing up and over the ridge to Sperry Glacier

The rocky trail down from Lincoln Pass

First view of Ellen Wilson Lake, with Gunsight Pass in the background

Uh-oh, there are bears nearby!

Don't you just want to dive in?

I can't think of a better lunch spot

A marmot joins us for lunch

Over the pass, and heading down towards Gunsight Lake

Crossing the Swinging Bridge of Death

The last few miles took forever!!!

For more great shots, check out George's album.

Note -- the hike is officially listed as 21 miles, but:

Total mileage breakdown for Glacier weekend:

Most importantly, a great time was had by all!

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