Your day tour starts in Missoula and takes you to The Most Beautiful National Park in The United States. Landmark & Historical Place Very few spots left. Related: What are the most popular tours in Glacier National Park? I plan to be in the park the second week of September, and among the trails I would like to hike (weather permitting) would be either Siyeh pass or Piegan pass. Posted on August 27, 2011 by asummeratglacier. Made a lot of noise reentering the forest area. There were markings along the trail made by bears looking for grubs under the grass, so we picked up speed going down, as we had spent a lot of time taking in the beauty, but didn't want to be on the trail after dark. It's such a great hike doing it that way. Hike wasn't bad if you're experienced at a distance but 17 miles is still 17 miles. From there you hike roughly 4 miles to the st Mary falls area and come out at the st Mary falls parking area. ♀️ During the warmer months you can stop for swim breaks along the lake! The beginning of the trail takes you alongside Siyeh Creek for about 200 yards. Wildflowers including bear grass blooming along the trail with larger displays starting at the first meadows. Log in. The views towards the top of the pass and on the other side were incredible. It was quite the incline but very much worth it! The decent to Sunrift Gorge held more snow on the trail with few signs of other hikers having descended. Hiking Siyeh Pass in Glacier National Park. Mt. Super steep (larger than 45 degree angle) wFortunate we did not encounter any bears (only two of us, we would have been really afraid).but we did see a LOT of bears and other animals foot prints on the snow. As the forest thins out, the views only get better. I've done this hike many many times over the last 20 years. The trail through the meadows had about 2-3” of snow all around, but the trail was mostly clear of snow, melt water and ice. Upload trails. Globe Trekkers is all about giving you The VIP and attention you deserve! Don’t let the incline at the very beginning fool you, the trail is gentle with the decent amount of incline you’ll gain. Siyeh Pass Trail from Siyeh Pass Trailhead at Siyeh Bend: Siyeh Pass Trail. Going up to the pass is a bit tough as the switchbacks go up a steep mountain (not good if afraid of heights). If you’re one of the first on the trail, be sure to make noise to let the bears know you’re coming! The trail is in the trees for the first several miles. Le sentier longe un lac et sa difficulté est évaluée comme difficile. Parked at trailhead at 7am. Saw a grizzly and her cub and some bighorn sheep. An Alltrails map depicting the trail from Logan Pass to Hidden Lake Overlook can be found here. The peak is very windy and it's possible to experience both summer and winter in 1 hike lol. Hiking Siyeh Pass in Glacier National Park. Wildflowers everywhere. (3) connect to Siyeh Pass Trail (I have a topo map and it looks there is connection at Baring Falls) and hike north through the Siyeh Pass. We started walking up the road from the parking area (a bridge crosses the river there), and a grizzly cub came crashing onto the road from the bushes. The total hike took us until 3:30, as the snow added quite a bit of time. And the snow of September 7th was predicted. I hit the trail at 0845 with one other set of hikers. There was a ton of snow on the pass that slowed us down a bit (2-2.5 feet) but amazing. We really wanted to do the Highline Trail, but it was closed. I would definitely recommend this hike, especially if you want one with less people. Route for passage from one point to another; does not include roads or highways. At 1.1 miles you’ll arrive at the Piegan Pass Trail. Other interesting plants in this area include Claytonia megarhiza, Draba sp., Erigeron grandiflorus, Erigeron lanatus, Polemonium viscosum, Potentilla nivea, Senecio conterminus. Hiking (The best Hiking trails in United States → Montana → Siyeh Bend) Siyeh Pass 15. Siyeh, one of six peaks in Glacier that is over 10,000 feet high, dominates the view to the north. The trail begins at Siyeh Bend, where hikers can park their cars and head out onto the trail. On my first trek up the pass (you still climb quite a bit, even via this method), I had seen 7 rams together. Sorry, there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Posted on August 29, 2011 by asummeratglacier. From the trailhead at Siyeh Bend, the first 200 yards of the trail wrap along Siyeh Creek before turning right, into the forest. It really is the meeting of the waters, so to speak, since it’s where a lot of people go one way or the other. The snow was 6-12” deep along the trail and switchbacks. It is grizzly country, so you have to be respectful of them. Glacier National Park charges a fee to enter. I liked the river going down the mountain. There is a point along the trail where 3 valleys converge -- absolutely breathtaing views! There are a few classic day hikes in Glacier National Park and Siyeh Pass is definitely high on that list. Views start opening up as the trail makes its way through Preston Park where hikers are treated to gorgeous meadows and wildflowers. From Mapcarta, the free map. You can also purchase a park specific annual pass for $70. Trail after the pass has numerous snow fields across the trail down to Sunrift Gorge. I’d highly recommend starting early 630-7 to avoid crowds. Le sentier longe un lac et sa difficulté est évaluée comme difficile. Le sentier offre plusieurs activités et sa meilleure utilisation est de mars à octobre. However I turned at the gunsight pass crossing and hiked down towards Jackson glacier. At a little over 2.5 miles in, the Siyeh Pass Trail breaks off to the west and heads up Preston Park. We’re not hardcore hikers but we kept hearing how great this hike was. About 1 mile from the trailhead, you’ll arrive at a split in the trail. No park hiker shuttles running. Download. The mountain is huge! GPS Coordinates. Mt. Thanks for your feedback. At the time this photo was taken (July 19th) the Siyeh Pass Trail was closed just beyond where we were standing. Siyeh, one of six peaks in Glacier that is over 10,000 feet high, dominates the view to the north. The trail had increasing amounts of snow as you climbed which made the descent tricky. Download the free Rising Sun topo map. Walk along Siyeh Creek then uphill 1.2 miles to the first trail junction. Amazing views even with a decent amount of smoke cover (this review is from a few weeks ago). Not everyone can do that. 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