Hike 734 is a blog where you'll find trail and trip info for every mile of trail in Glacier National Park in description and beautiful video form. In 2011, Jake hiked all 734 miles of trail in Glacier National Park in one summer. He's now using his hiking expertise to help you have an amazing trip.
May in Glacier National Park doesn’t have many opportunities to get into the higher elevation. Numa Ridge Lookout is one glorious exception. Kristen and I were able to hike all the way up to the lookout with snow just near the top. We were treated to flowers, birds, and epic views. The forecast for the […]
Yosemite Falls cascades from the tall walls of Yosemite Valley in three different phases. While Upper Yosemite Fall is a tougher hike and the Middle Cascades are inaccessible, the dramatic and popular Lower Yosemite Fall is easily accessed through an easy, wooded path. Let’s just get this out of the way, Lower Yosemite Fall is […]
As part of Glacier National Park’s Harlequin Duck project, a few of us headed over to the east side of the park to look for Harlequin Ducks. Sean (one of the park’s wildlife techs) and I went up to Grinnell Lake in the Many Glacier area of the park. While we didn’t find any Harlequins, […]
Waterfalls can vary wildly from month to month, and even season to season. Yosemite National Park is home to a host of incredible waterfalls and Bridalveil Fall is part of this collection of wonders. I went to Yosemite National Park in June of 2015 to a waterfall that was the lightest of veils, then again […]
Table Mountain boasts incredible views of the Grand Tetons. It’s summit sits on the boundary of the Jedediah Smith Wilderness and Grand Teton National Park, but the trail itself comes in from the Idaho side and is entirely in the Jedediah Smith Wilderness area. Regardless, for fans of Grand Teton National Park, it’s a hike […]
After a bunch of spring rain, we decided to haul our bikes up to Glacier National Park and bike Going-to-the-Sun Road on a sunny Sunday. We were not disappointed! The weather was gorgeous and we were able to bike up past the Loop. On the west side of Glacier, the Going-to-the-Sun Road is closed to […]
For those looking for a quieter canyon in Grand Teton National Park, the hike up Open Canyon to Mt. Hunt Divide will give solitude with fantastic vantages from the top. Fall brings with it unpredictable weather. The night before we were to hike up to Mt. Hunt Divide in Grand Teton National Park brought rain […]
Blacktail Butte in Grand Teton National Park is a forested hill sticking out in the middle of Jackson Hole. This hike gives some really interesting vantages of the area, especially to the south towards the Gros Ventre River and Gros Ventre Range. Blacktail Butte isn’t on the radar of many hiking books. We stumbled across...
Menors Ferry in Grand Teton National Park was used to ferry folks and goods across the Snake River. Various historic buildings now tell the history of the early settlers. Upon stepping out of the car and into the sea of sagebrush, one can’t help but be in awe of the scenery. The flat plain that...
The Murie family has a storied legacy in conservation from wildlife studies to conserving public land. Many of these efforts occurred in the cabins at the ranch in Grand Teton National Park, just a short walk from the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center. After touring the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center, we found...