Category Archives: Glacier National Park

Cedar Tree Grove

Cedar Tree Grove along the Avalanche Lake Trail in Glacier National Park, Montana.

Jesus replied, “What is impossible with man is possible with God.” – Luke 18:27

Cedar Tree Grove

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Avalanche Lake

This is Avalanche Lake in Glacier National Park. It’s a 4.6 mile hike to the lake and back. I’ve done this hike numerous times usually with friends that haven’t been to the park before. You pop out of some trees when you get to the lake and the view is amazing every time.

“‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these” – Mark 12:30-31

Avalanche Lake

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Forest Stream

Here’s one from the Avalanche Lake Trail in Glacier National Park, Montana.

“‘Have faith in God,’ Jesus answered. ‘Truly I tell you, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in their heart but believes that what they say will happen, it will be done for them. Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins'” – Mark 11:22-25

Forest Stream

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Lake McDonald

Just got back from a trip to Montana. We usually head there once a year to visit family and every time we visit I try and make it to Glacier National Park. Here’s one from Lake McDonald.

“‘Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can you make it salty again? Have salt among yourselves, and be at peace with each other'” – Mark 9:50

Lake McDonald

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View From Logan Pass

I’d like to say that I hiked deep into the back country and found a secret spot where few humans have ever set foot to get this photo but actually, it’s from the Logan Pass Visitors Center Parking lot. The hardest part about getting this shot was finding a parking spot. Anyway that’s Going-to-the-Sun Mountain on the left located within Glacier National Park, Montana.

“Jesus answered, ‘It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.'” – Matthew 4:4

View From Logan Pass

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Mount Oberlin

Mount Oberlin in Glacier National Park, Montana stands at 8,179 feet and can be easily seen from the Logan Pass Visitors Center. I’ve read that there’s a trail to the summit that’s not too difficult. Maybe I’ll check it out the next time I’m there and the kids area little older. The photo below is from the Hidden Lake Trail which is a nice short hike with great views.

“This is what the Lord Almighty said: ‘Administer true justice; show mercy and compassion to one another. Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, the foreigner or the poor. Do not plot evil against each other'” – Zechariah 7:9-10

Mount Oberlin

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Not So Hidden Lake

You know how they changed the name of Mt McKinley. What about changing the name of this lake. It’s called Hidden Lake but it can be seen after a short 1.5 mile hike from the Logan Pass Visitor Center in Glacier National Park, Montana. There’s even a nice wooden boardwalk for part of the trail that takes you right to it and now it’s pictured below. I think it should be called Not So Hidden Lake 🙂

“Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of his inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy. You will again have compassion on us; you will tread our sins underfoot and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea” – Micah 7:18-19

Not So Hidden Lake

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Along the Hidden Lake Overlook Trail

I just got back from Montana where I headed to Logan Pass in Glacier National Park. It’s been about 3 years since I’ve been to the pass. The last couple years I’ve been there it’s been early July and the pass had been closed because of snow. Anyway, we did a 3-mile hike from the visitors center to Hidden Lake Overlook. We had great hiking weather and there was a little bit of snow left over from a dusting they got a few days before. The views were amazing. Check that hike out if you get a chance.

“The sun will be turned to darkness and the moon to blood before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord. And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved; for on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there will be deliverance, as the Lord has said, even among the survivors whom the Lord calls” – Joel 2:31-32

Along the Hidden Lake Overlook Trail

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Avalanche Creek

The creek was angry my friend. At least that’s what I thought while hiking to Avalanche Lake in Glacier National Park, Montana. There was a ton of rain coming down and I’m sure a lot of snow was still melting. Avalanche Creek looked more like a raging river. I used my ND filter to smooth out the water as best as I could with a long exposure.

“Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge” – Psalm 62:8

Avalanche Creek

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It Doesn’t Rain In The Forest

Whenever I visit Montana I try and make it to Glacier National Park. On the day we decided to head there it was overcast and rainy. We were about an hour and a half away so we thought the weather might clear up by the time we got there. Unfortunately, it didn’t. We ended up hiking the Avalanche Lake trail since the Going to the Sun Road was closed at least that’s what we thought. We found out later that shuttles were taking people to the top of Logan Pass.

Anyway, it started pouring on us while we were hiking and there was even some thunder. My gear isn’t weather proof so I made sure to find a dry spot under some trees especially since I’d have to take a longer exposure with the lack of light. A friend of mine kept me company while I took this shot which was nice since it was Grizzly Bear country. I’m always a little wary when I’m hiking in Montana especially in Glacier National Park.

Here’s a joke I most likely heard from a Ranger talk while camping in bear country. How can you identify Grizzly Bear poop? There are bells in it and it smells like pepper.

“For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them” – Matthew 18:20

Avalanche Lake Trail

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