Grinnell Glacier Overlook

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Glacier National Park Part 3: The Highline Trail

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I read a lot about the Highline Trail when planning our trip to Glacier. Most guide books classify this trail as a “must see” for all park visitors. Every picture I saw of the Highline Trail looked amazing, but sadly I came to the conclusion that I would not get to see it for myself due to my fear of heights. Despite all my research on the trail, the night before our last day in the park, I decided the pros (it doesn’t have a lot of climbing, it’s easily accessible, and makes a nice point to point hike by using the park shuttle) outweighed the cons (sheer drop-offs), and I decided to face my fears and tackle the Highline¬†trail. (more…)