Posts Tagged "Glacier National Park"

Sunrise over Glacier National Park

March 27, 2015
Sean

Sunrise over Glacier National Park—bringing the first rays of light to NW Montana’s Flathead Valley and our yurt’s Goal Zero solar panels.  

Glacier National Park’s Mount Jackson

March 25, 2015
Sean

An amazing sunset capturing Glacier National Park’s Mount Jackson from the living room of our yurt. Jackson Glacier is the 7th largest glacier in the park of the remaining 25 glaciers (150 glaciers were estimated in 1850) and is located on the north side of the peak. In 1850, the glacier covered 1,875 acres (including the now separate Blackfoot Glacier). In 2005, it was measured at 250 acres. Harrison Glacier is situated on the southern flanks of Mount Jackson and is the largest glacier in the park. In 2005 it was estimated to have an area of 466 acres remaining….

Daily Journal: Montana Fly Fishing in October

November 10, 2014
Sean

A late afternoon of casting flies and catching cutthroat (& releasing) with friends — there’s nothing quite like Montana fly fishing in October.  

#TBT (Throw-back Thursday) — Bye, Winter. It’s been real.

Just as suddenly as it came, winter in northwest Montana has gone – seemingly for good. Although the snow-capped peaks of Glacier National Park line the eastern wall of the Flathead Valley, the majority of the valley floor is becoming lush and green again. Birds are chirping, turkeys roam our yard, the daylight last longer and we find buds on the branches of larch trees and the lilac bush outside our home. While at one time, we dreaded the return of summertime while living in the hot, desert, today we welcome the changing of the seasons. As Sean says, it’s…