The Clark Fork River: the origins start deep in southwest Montana near Butte, flowing northwest through the Bitterroot Valley and continuing a northwesterly flow past Missoula before emptying into Lake Pend Oreille, near Clark Fork, Idaho.
Tag: Montana Outdoors
POTW: Summer Adventure
Sacred Dancing Cascade, Glacier National Park John Muir once said, “I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” Your summer adventure awaits, whether it is a planned trip in one of our many National Parks or just an unexpected … Continue reading POTW: Summer Adventure
2021: A Photo Journey
https://vimeo.com/662492966 2021: A photo journey of our adventures. It is hard to believe that 2022 is upon us. As we prepare for new and upcoming winter adventures, let us take a journey back through 2021. Where did we adventure in 2021? Let us start with a few firsts: Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, … Continue reading 2021: A Photo Journey
Winter Gear: Are You Ready?
Winter Gear: Are You Ready? With thoughts of sugarplums and snow flurries dancing in our heads, Base Camp @ Grand Lake eagerly prepares for winter. In order to be comfortable and enjoy winter activities, having good gear is essential. A large component of Base Camp @ Grand Lake is aimed at helping people make informed … Continue reading Winter Gear: Are You Ready?
POTW: Reynolds Mountain
Reynolds Mountain: due south from Logan Pass, in the heart of Glacier National Park. We stopped at the Logan Pass Visitor Center when returning from our trek to Grinnell Glacier. I took a few minutes to admire the many peaks surrounding the pass and spotted Reynolds Mountain standing tall. What I did not know at … Continue reading POTW: Reynolds Mountain
POTW: Smoke on the Water
Smoke on the Water...looking west across the calm waters of Lake McDonald inside Glacier National Park. Stella and I kayaked Lake McDonald in mid-July during our Great Montana Adventure. The haze was from the various wildfires that have inundated the west this past summer. Though a bit on the warm side, you could have not … Continue reading POTW: Smoke on the Water
Responsible Outdoor Recreation: Leave No Trace
By Stella J. Raasch What comes to mind when you think of the great outdoors? Initially, you may think of the classic John Candy movie, "The Great Outdoors." Next, your thoughts will likely gravitate toward notions of open space, fresh air, beautiful surroundings…and trash! Since the advent of COVID, flocks of people have migrated to … Continue reading Responsible Outdoor Recreation: Leave No Trace