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Outdoors In GNP 09

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ADK Laurentian Chapter - Outdoors In …

ADK Laurentian Chapter - Outdoors In
Glacier National Park August 9-17

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  • 1. OUTDOORS IN!
    ADK Adventure Travel - Glacier National Park
    August 9-17, 2009
  • 2. Glacier Institute Accommodations
  • 3. Glacier Institute Guides
    Becca & Hilary at Avalanche Lake
    Day 2: Trails to the Cedars and Avalanche Lake
    4.5 miles, 800 ft elevation gain
  • 4.
  • 5. Day 2: Firebrand Pass Trail
    9 Miles
  • 6. Quaking Aspen
    We see individual trees, but a quaking aspen grove is a single organism, interconnected by a single root system. Aspen are the first trees to re-establish themselves after a forest fire.
  • 7. Bear Lure
    Bears are attracted to the lure (fish guts and blood). Bears rub up against the barbed wire, which snags their fur for DNA testing.
    Bear lures are no longer baited near hiking trails.
  • 8. Bear Grass
    Family: Lillies
    Flowering at higher elevations
  • 9. August was peak wildflower season.
  • 10. View from Firebrand
  • 11. Firebrand Pass Trail across the glacial talus
  • 12. Summit of Firebrand Pass
    Winds were 40+ miles per hour
  • 13. Going-to-the-Sun Road
  • 14. Wildfires are common and a natural part of the ecology.
  • 15. Sub-Alpine Meadows
    Day 4: 6 miles in the cold cold rain!
  • 16.
  • 17. Mink -- Dinner interrupted!
    Day 5: Self Guided Hike to Red Rock Lake 2.6 miles
  • 18. Trail to Grinnell Glacier
    Day 6: 11 miles, ~1000 ft. elevation gain
  • 19. Elephant Flower
  • 20. Wildflowers along the trail to Grinnell Glacier
  • 21. Grinnell Lake
    Lake color is due to minerals from glacial runoff
  • 22. Blue Green Algae Rock
  • 23. Looking back from the trail to Grinnell Glacier
  • 24. Grinnell Glacier
    It started to rain just as we arrived!
  • 25. Iceberg Lake
    Day 7: Saturday 9.8 miles 1200 elevation gain
  • 26. Trails are graded to accommodate pack animals.
  • 27. Iceberg Lake
  • 28. Black Bear --Mama
    Day 8: Walk to Apgar, 2 miles
  • 29. Black Bear – One of three cubs
  • 30. Dusk on Lake MacDonald

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