A red travels along the Going-to-the-Sun Road as part of the FDR commemorative trip in Glacier National Park. Photo: Glacier NPS Flickr/Jacob W. Frank
by tiatroy
August 22nd, 2016

Happy 100 Years, National Park Service

This week, we’re officially commemorating the centennial of the National Park Service. While we’ve been celebrating all year (you can read more about how we’ve been marking 100 years of stewardship here and here), the official century mark is Thursday, …

Montana's backcountry looks like THIS.
by tiatroy
August 19th, 2016

25 Photos from Summer in Montana

Truth be told, it doesn’t get much better than summer in Montana. And this year, summer has been pretty fantastic. From visiting Bighorn Canyon in Southeast Montana to biking the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park, it’s been full of adventu …

The barn added to the ambiance of the evening.
by tiatroy
August 10th, 2016

Family-Style Dining + Small Town Montana: a Perfect Thursday

If there are three things I love in life, they are small towns, butter and homemade rolls. (You guys, deep down I’m a really simple country girl…with a crazy love for butter.) So last week, when I had a friend in town visiting from the east coast, we …

Taking in the view from the south end of the wall.
by tiatroy
August 3rd, 2016

My 5 Favorite Photo Moments in Montana’s Bob Marshall Wilderness

You know those times when you’ve just experienced something amazing that you don’t even know how to start putting the experience into words? Well, that’s me right now at this exact moment as I’m trying to write about my week-long pack trip into the Bob …

Views of Mount Oberlin, Birdwoman Basin and Mount Cannon. Photo: Sun Tours/Bear Star Photography
by tiatroy
July 29th, 2016

The Best Hidden Gems in Glacier National Park

When I think of Glacier National Park, the first thing that comes to mind is the Going-to-the-Sun Road. After all, the 50 miles of this two-lane highway takes travelers to some of the most stunning landscapes in Glacier Park. But I have to tell you tha …