Listed below are some of our most commonly asked questions.
If you have a question that’s not listed below, please feel free to contact us with the form at the bottom of this page.
We guide in Glacier National Park from mid-December through March, and year-round in Kootenai National Forest, Flathead National Forest and the Stillwater State Forest.
Winter: Our snowiest winter months are typically January and February. March is better for longer, sunnier days.
Summer: For optimal summer weather, plan your trip for July or August.
**Due to weather and permitting, our trip options are very limited in the months of April and November.
Full day tours last from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Half day tours last from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Yes, however there is a fee for certain pick up areas. We charge $75 from Whitefish and $125 from Whitefish Mountain Resort. If your lodging is on the way to the trail head, there is no pickup charge.
We have capacity for 20 people on a single tour.
We guide no matter the weather, however we can’t offer a refund if the weather isn’t to your liking. Such is the nature of our outings in the mountains!
Tours are customized to your group’s fitness and ability. It can be fast or slow, long or short. We can only move as fast as the slowest member of the group.
Our guides are very fit and can take you as far and fast as you want to go.
We are located at 729 Nucleus Ave, which is the main street of Columbia Falls. Look for the Cosley Building, home to Three Forks Grille, and park behind the building. Our office, Suite G, is up the stairs on the north end of the building.
While Glacier Guides is the sole summer hiking concession in Glacier Park, Glacier Adventure Guides is the sole winter outfitter. We offer just as much and charge considerably less.
Just remember- Adventure is our middle name.
Yes, we rent cross country ski boots, mountain boots and 40-50 liter packs to our guests.
Our guides are certified in Outdoor Emergency Care, Avalanche Safety, Mountain Travel and Rescue, in addition to having decades of experience in the wilds of our area. They are skiers, climbers and general adventurers with a passion for showing people the beauty of our area through sport.
Popular winter options include downhill skiing, skate skiing, dog sledding and snowmobiling.
Summer options abound, with whitewater rafting/kayaking, fishing, horseback riding and zip lining, just to name a few.