Guide Blog

Delivering Food in Times of Need

By |February 8th, 2018|

Special Delivery to the Blackfeet Reservation

On January 23, Glacier Adventure Guides owner Greg Fortin delivered 2,500 lbs. of food to the Blackfeet Reservation, specifically Heart Butte and Seville. The residents of these isolated communities have faced a brutally cold and snowy winter, leaving them with empty pantries. Early in the morning, the little adventure […]

Snow Storms into Glacier

By |December 28th, 2017|

Another three feet of snow is forecast for Glacier National Park.
Powder hounds rejoice! Winter is in full swing just in time for the new year.

The holidays have been busy here at Glacier Adventure Guides. With snow piling up, we’re gearing up for a fantastic backcountry ski season. Deep snow also means full coverage for […]

Glacier Adventure Guides featured on Outside Online

By |December 20th, 2017|

We give the lowdown on the best winter camping gear.
Glacier Adventure Guides was recently interviewed by Outside Magazine about the gear we use out in the Park.

READ THE ARTICLE!
While by no means a comprehensive list (see our extensive winter camping .pdf), it outlines some of the core essentials needed for extended winter stays. As […]

The Chase

By |December 19th, 2017|

Early Season Ice Climbing in Glacier

Glacier Adventure Guides ice instructor Devin Schmit heads up to the Park, chasing cold temps and world-class ice formations.

After an early November cold blast in the West, I began my hunt for good early-season ice. With a thin snowpack and safe and easy travel conditions, and I set my […]

Columbia Sportswear and Glacier Adventure Guides

By |November 6th, 2017|

Film Scouting for Columbia
Last June, Glacier Adventure Guides assisted with scouting for a Columbia Sportswear campaign.
The Effron brothers were the stars of this short video, which takes place in Glacier National Park. They reflect on how easy it was to get to Montana, yet how far away it feels. Living out of a nice […]

Deep Dreams in December

By |December 19th, 2016|

The ice is in and the snow is deep here in Northwest Montana.
Winter is here early! While the equinox is still a couple of days away, winter weather has settled in on Glacier National Park. We’ve seen a lot of cold, snowy weather, and conditions are prime for all of our activities! With more […]

November Update – Glacier’s High Country

By |November 29th, 2016|

On Saturday, November 26, guides Chris and Devin made a hike up to Snyder Basin.
Packs loaded with ice gear, they made the 4-mile, 2,000′ ascent in just under two hours. The ice was too thin to climb, but the vistas were spectacular. Check out our images of a landscape one guest likened to “Narnia”.

We […]

TV’s “Extreme Treks” Features Winter Camping in Glacier

By |November 1st, 2016|

AS SEEN ON TV: WINTER CAMPING IN GLACIER PARK
Last March Glacier Adventure Guides led a winter camping expedition into Two Medicine Valley for the television show Extreme Treks. Hosted by journalist Ryan Pyle, this show is renowned for its stunning cinematography. We spent five nights up at Two Med, and the Park did not […]

New Look, New Adventures for Winter 2016

By |September 9th, 2016|

Welcome to the redesigned Glacier Adventure Guides site!
We’re revamping our look to go with our new list of awesome adventures for the coming winter.
New page features include downloadable gear lists, image galleries and extensive trip descriptions. We’ve also partnered with a great company called Fareharbor to install a new booking platform. This software is […]