Cross-Country Skiing – Cascade Falls – Glacier National Park

Unlike Yellowstone, Glacier National Park allows no motorized travel during the winter. If you want to explore, you’ll have to bundle up and start walking or gliding. Fortunately last Saturday was a pleasant 15 degrees, a heat wave compared to this whole week. I am curious as to where the liquid water comes from to […]

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Ice Skating Outdoors on Smith Lake, Montana

It felt like winter and it looked like it too, but according to the calendar, winter was still a couple of weeks away. Early snows had melted, then frigid temperatures smacked the region. The combination of melting snow and freezing temperatures left Smith Lake with smooth clear ice – perfect for ice skating. We took […]

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Snowshoeing Along the Flathead River, Montana

Cold, brisk air beckoned us to play outdoors and the monochrome landscape along the Flathead River became the perfect winter play-land for snowshoeing.     I know it looks downright cold and you may wonder why anyone would want to go outside in such bleak looking conditions. My answer to that is: for the experience, […]

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