Today was our first full day in Glacier National Park, and we tried to take in as much as possible. When you’re a Kendrick, you know one word… Go! So our hashtag for the trip… #goglacier … It fits!
Today we began with a six mile round trip hike to Avalanche Falls. Along the way, we saw some huge trees… room for two!
And, of course, water flows from the top of the mountains down so we hiked along a beautiful “creek,” and I use that term loosely because I’ve never seen water rushing down like we did here. The water had cut a beautiful path through the rock… completely smooth. This picture does not do it justice.
And then we began the 48 miles drive on the “Going to the Sun” Road… unbelievably gorgeous. And on the way… we saw not one… but two grizzlies. TWO cool! And we also saw a black bear, too. It was our lucky day. A bear trifecta!
And I made friends along the way! This marmot came right up to me. I think rumor had made its way to all the mountain critters. The chick in the white shirt has food in her pocket… except I didn’t. I was all out!
And we say mountain goats… with their babies! It was amazing to watch them climb the mountain with no difficulty whatsoever! I picked this picture to show y’all because I wanted you to know there really isn’t a good hairdresser in the mountains.
We’ll be back on the trail again today! Cannot wait!
I didn’t mention that on the Trail of the Cedars (with all the big trees), they also had haikus posted throughout the trail. So… I thought I’d end today with my own haiku.
His majesty surrounds me.
Know Him. Make Him Known.
“Be still and know that I am God.”