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Ask Me: Where to Backpack For Solitude in Glacier National Park

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Dear Michael,

Thank you for such a comprehensive site. It is a joy to read and inspires so many travel dreams! I was pouring over all your stories on Glacier but I have a question. A friend and I just decided to go to Glacier in mid-September and would like to do a backpacking trip for two or three nights. We would appreciate something beautiful, somewhat challenging, but most of all, solitude. It seems we are late to get a reservation on top trails, and it seems like a good opportunity to take less-traveled trails. Do you have any suggestions?

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One Response to Ask Me: Where to Backpack For Solitude in Glacier National Park

  1. oursunnyday   |  September 26, 2015 at 3:11 pm

    Word of warning, Glacier’s free park shuttles end Labor Day, and the fee-based shuttles are limited or non-existent by mid-Sept. too. Starting and ending at the same TH is easiest for late-season backpacking through the park.

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