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Cut Bank Pass TR to Med. Grizzly Lake, MT

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Difficulty 3.5 of 5
Distance Round Trip 12 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,172 feet
Elevation Gain 486 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,789 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 20.95
Interest Perennial Waterfall & Perennial Creek
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Cut Bank Trailhead to Morningstar Lake
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Preferred   Jul, Aug, Jun, Sep
Sun  8:18am - 4:38pm
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Medicine Grizzly Lake - Triple Divide Pass
0.4 mi away
14.4 mi
540 ft
Cut Bank Creek
0.4 mi away
19.6 mi
2,515 ft
Triple Divide Pass
3.5 mi away
11.4 mi
2,093 ft
Medicine Grizzly Lake
4.1 mi away
2.0 mi
135 ft
Looking Glass Road MT 89 / 49-Kiowa Loop
6.4 mi away
30.7 mi
Cut Bank Creek Pass
Cut Bank Creek Pass
7.0 mi away
5.3 mi
33 ft
Running Eagle Falls Nature Trail
Running Eagle Falls Nature Trail
7.5 mi away
0.6 mi
25 ft
Pitamakan Pass Trail
Pitamakan Pass Trail
7.7 mi away
17.5 mi
2,929 ft
Dawson Pass Trail
7.7 mi away
9.6 mi
3,141 ft
Pitamakan and Dawson Passes
Pitamakan and Dawson Passes
7.7 mi away
17.5 mi
3,229 ft
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Overview: The North Fork Cut Bank Creek valley is located on the east side of GNP, between Two Medicine and Saint Mary. Mother Nature has done a beautiful job of landscaping this area with beautiful meadows, outstanding Rocky Mtn summits, dense-green forests and ground cover, and topped off with the rapid flow of the North Fork of Cut Bank Creek & Atlantic Creek paralleling & crossing this Pitamakan Trail. This popular backpack trail makes it way(with little elev gain/loss) to a most beautiful setting at Medicine Grizzly Lake. The Pitamakan Pass TR also provides the route over Pitamakan Pass(7580') to the Two Medicine section of GNP and another popular route over Triple Divide Pass(7397') at Triple Divide Peak(one of the most "unusual" points on the North American continent!..Google it..) to the Saint Mary section of GNP.

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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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Glacier National Park
$30 per car(week), $12 bike/foot(week), $50 annual View Current Entrance Fees


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From Saint Mary,MT: Drive south on Hwy 89 for 15 miles, then turn west(right) onto maintained gravel Cut Bank Road for 5 miles to it end past the campground to the TH parking(on right side of road) for Cut Bank Creek Trail.
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