Stanley Glacier Trail

July 16, 2020. A scenic hike in Kootenay National Park, featuring glaciers, cliffs, boulders and waterfalls. Region: Kootenay National Park. Traditional territory of the Ktunaxa, Tsuu T’ina, and Blackfoot First Nations. Distance: 11 km round-trip Total Ascent: 395 m Total Time: 3h 55m After an absence of several years, my family returned to Kootenay National Park this summer […]

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West Mendenhall Glacier Trail

August 9, 2019. A guided hike to a viewpoint above the Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau, Alaska. Distance: 6.4 km round-trip Total Ascent: 214 m Elevation of objective: 221 m Total time: 2h 57m (as part of a diverse guided hiking group) This year’s summer vacation was a cruise to Alaska. I packed some trail shoes so I […]

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