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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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