Archives for April 2010

Many Glacier Hotel and Lodge

Many Glacier Hotel is one of the best Glacier National Park hotels. Learn why you must book a room at Many Glacier Lodge during your Montana vacation. Dwarfed by the mountainous alpine scenery of Glacier National Park, Many Glacier Hotel was built by Louis Hill and the Great Northern Railway to accommodate the tourist rush […]

Katadyn Expedition Water Filters

The Katadyn Expedition water filter pumps out enough water to quench an army’s thirst. Learn why this is the best Katadyn base camp water filter. Katadyn Expedition Water Filter Overview Okay, let’s get this out of the way right now, the Katadyn Expedition water filter is not for the solo, duo, or even family hiking […]

Glacier National Park Gun Laws

Recently, heated conversations over Glacier National Park gun laws have flared up on this site. Thanks to legislation passed under the Obama Administration, Americans are allowed to carry a guns in National Parks, so long as they have a permit to carry guns outside of parks. Here is my opinion on this: A gun will […]

Easiest Hikes and Waterfalls in Glacier National Park

What are the easiest and fastest trails? Also, which waterfalls are the easiest to get to? Your site is very helpful! Thank you! Answer: Hi Leah,

Katadyn Gravidyn Drip Water Filter Review

The Katadyn Gravidyn Drip Water Filter treats large amounts of water in remote areas. See if a Katadyn TRK Drip Gravidyn Water Filter suits your next adventure As far as I can tell, I probably won’t have to use this gravity powered water filter at any time in the near or foreseeable future. That’s not […]

Katadyn Exstream XR Purifier Bottle

Fill & go. That’s the Katadyn Exstream XR Purifier Bottle’s motto. Waste no time treating water–the Katadyn Exstream Water Purifier purifies as you adventure. The Katadyn Exstream (or Katadyn MyBottle, as it’s now known) is not necessarily something you want to use as a primary water filter, but it is a great thing to have […]

Katadyn Hiker Pro Water Microfilter Review: A Horror Story

The Katadyn Hiker Pro Microfilter is a popular, portable water filter for bacteria treatment and removal–but this review reveals why you shouldn’t buy one. After spending time using and looking at the Katadyn Hiker Pro, I have to say that it just doesn’t appeal to me anymore. The Katadyn Hiker water filter worked perfectly for […]

Katadyn Vario Microfilter Review

Are Katadyn Vario Microfilters reliable for treating water while hiking? Read this honest, Vario Water Filter review to learn if it’s worth buying. The Vario Water Filter is an interesting Katadyn model. This is especially true when you do some research on its positive and negative sides. On the one hand, the it has amazing […]

Prince of Wales Hotel Waterton

Prince of Wales Hotel Waterton is a historic lodge light-years away from reality. Learn the history of Prince of Wales Hotel in Alberta and why families love sleeping here. The Prince of Wales Hotel Waterton is actually across the US/Canadian border in southern Alberta, Canada. It’s located in the Waterton National Park of Waterton-Glacier International […]

Katadyn Micropur Purification Tablets

Katadyn Micropur Purification Tablets are the best backup water treatment option for hiking and backpacking. Here’s why I use Katadyn Water Purification Tablets Here’s the deal: as far as chlorine dioxide products go, Katadyn Micropur Purification Tablets are up there with the best of them. On a recent trip, I brought with me a packet […]