TWO MEDICINE - trail status as of 3:41AM Mountain Time on 5-29-2017
Cut Bank Pass Trail
Pitamakan Pass to Cut Bank Pass / .4 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 8/24/2017 per 650

Winter conditions exist. Snow travel, navigation and route finding are necessary for travel. per 523 05/10/2017


Cut Bank Valley (Morning Star)
Cut Bank Auto Campground to Triple Divide Pass Jct./ 3.9
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/24/17 per 551

The trail is in good shape with only a few, very small, snow fields to cross. There is some mud/water on the trail, please avoid walking out of the trail path. 5/27/2017 per 623 (BC Ranger)


Triple Divide Jct. to Morning Star Lake Cpgd./ 2.7 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/30/2017 per 650

Winter conditions exist. Snow travel, navigation and route finding are necessary for travel. per 523 05/10/2017


Morning Star Lake to Pitamakin Pass/ 3.2 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/14/2017 per 650

Winter conditions exist. Snow travel, navigation and route finding are necessary for travel. per 523 05/10/2017


Dawson Pass Trail/North Shore of Two Med.Lake
Auto Campground Trailhead to South Shore Trail/ 3.3 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/23/2017 per 650

SNOW HAZARD: Approximately 0.65 miles from the trailhead an avalanche path contains a snow bridge that is partially open to running water underneath. Snow level is 4-6 feet above ground/water level. Take great care when crossing!

Other than the hazard listed above, spotty snow the first 2.5 miles. Then increases to about 30% coverage. Two trees down across trail. Please stay on trail to protect the emerging vegetation. per 523 05/24/2017


South Shore Trail Jct.to No Name Lake Jct./ 1.5 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/30/2017 per 650

Winter conditions exist. Snow travel, navigation and route finding are necessary for travel. per 523 05/10/2017


No Name Lake Jct. to Dawson Pass/ 1.9 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/26/2017 per 650

Winter conditions exist. Snow travel, navigation and route finding are necessary for travel. per 523 05/10/2017


Dawson Pass to Pitamakin Pass/ 3.3 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 8/24/2017 per 650

Winter conditions exist. Snow travel, navigation and route finding are necessary for travel. per 523 05/10/2017


Firebrand Pass Trail
Lubec Trailhead to Firebrand Pass/ 4.8 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/14/2017

Trail mostly clear of snow until 3.1 miles from the TH. Beyond winter conditions exist. Snow travel, navigation and route finding are necessary for travel. per 523 05/25/2017


Medicine Grizzly Lake
Triple Divide Trail to Medicine Grizzly Lake/ 1.9 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/3/2017 per 650

Winter conditions exist. Snow travel, navigation and route finding are necessary for travel. per 523 05/10/2017


Mt. Henry Trail (Scenic Point)
Two Medicine Road to Scenic Point/ 3.1 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/16/2017 per 551

From the TH the first 0.75 miles are nearly completely snow covered. Beyond that there is snow in the treed areas of the switchbacks. 200+ yards of steep angle snow north of Scenic Point between point and saddle. It is in the shadow and may be very icy. DO NOT CUT SWITCHBACKS.

Conditions will continue to change dependent on temperatures and weather. Please stay on trail and off of emerging vegetation. per 523 05/10/17


Scenic Point to East Glacier / 6.9 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 8/4/2017 per 650

Some snow remains for 0.3 miles in the trees above Fortymile Creek. Some routefinding may be required. 5/26/17 per 524 Guillard


Pitamakin Pass Trail (Old Man Lake)
Auto Campground Trailhead to Old Man Lake Jct./ 5.9 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/7/2017 per 650

First mile of trail is approximately 50% snow, and increases to nearly complete coverage as the slope transitions to an east aspect. Snow continues until the meadows on the valley floor. Trail has approximately 35% snow cover for a mile beyond the Dry Fork Junction at 2.5 miles. Then is mostly clear of snow until it enters the trees approximately 2 miles from Oldman Lake campground. There snow coverage is nearly complete. Winter conditions exist. Snow travel, navigation and route finding are necessary for travel. per 523 05/10/2017


Old Man Lake Jct. to Pitamakin Pass/ 2.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 8/18/2017 per 650

Winter conditions exist. Snow travel, navigation and route finding are necessary for travel. per 523 05/10/2017


Entrance Station Spur to Pitamakin Trail Jct./ 2.6 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED to Dry Fork Junction 5/8/2017 per 551

Trail has spotty snow for a few hundred yards near the half mile point from the trailhead. Otherwise trail is clear and in good condition. Sections can be muddy. Stay on trail to protect emerging vegetation. per 523 05/13/2017


Pitamakin Trail Jct (Dry Fork) to Old Man Lake Jct/ 4.5 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/7/2017 per 650

Trail is mostly clear of snow until it enters the trees approximately 1 mile from Oldman Lake campground. There snow coverage is nearly complete. Winter conditions exist. Snow travel, navigation and route finding are necessary for travel. per 923 05/27/2017


Running Eagle Falls Trail
Two Medicine Road to Running Eagle Falls / .3mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/8/2017 per 551

Running Eagle Falls Bridge: Projected installation 6/30/2017 per 656

Trail has about 40% snow cover. Please stay on trail and avoid harming emerging vegetation. Dry fork creek bridge is not in place. per 523 05/10/17


South Shore Trail
Trailhead at Boatdock to Two Medicine Pass Jct./ 2.3 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/8/2017 per 650

Paradise Creek Suspension Bridge: Projected installation date 6/8/2017 per 656

Spotty snow before the Aster Park junction, then increases to about 30% coverage a half mile beyond. Conditions will continue to change dependent on temperatures and weather. Please stay on trail and off of emerging vegetation. per 523 05/21/17


Two Med.Pass Jct. to Dawson Pass(North Shore) Trail/ 1.8
Projected initial clearing date: 6/22/2017 per 650

Winter conditions exist. Trail at least 80% snow covered. Sloping snow exists at the head of the lake with run out to the water (possible to fall in).

Avalanche path near the North shore trail junction has buried the trail with numerous trees down. Snow travel, navigation and route finding are necessary for travel. per 523 05/24/2017


South Shore Trail to Aster Park/ 0.7 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/22/2017 per 650

Trail is approximately 40% snow covered, some areas sloping. Conditions will continue to change dependent on temperatures and weather. Please stay on trail and off of emerging vegetation. per 523 05/21/2017


Summit and Autumn Creek Trails
Marias Pass Trailhead to Firebrand Pass Jct./ 6.2 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/22/2017 per 650


Firebrand Jct. to Midvale Cr.Trailhead(E.Glacier)/ 7.7 m
Projected initial clearing date: 6/22/2017 per 650

Trail has spotty snow beginning about 4 miles until about 1 mile from the park boundary. One section is nearly complete coverage for ~1/3 a mile. Conditions will continue to change dependent on temperatures and weather. Please stay on trail and off of emerging vegetation. per 523 05/25/2017

A $10.00 Blackfeet Tribal Conservation Permit is required by each person (regardless of age) who crosses the reservation at the East Glacier end of this trail. Crossing the reservation is unavoidable to get to or from East Glacier.


Summit Trail Jct to the BN RR Tracks (south) / 4.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/22/2017 per 650 Expect wet/thick vegetation. 6/27/2016 per 424


Triple Divide Pass Trail (Cut Bank Valley)
Pitamakan Pass Jct.(Atlantic Cr.) to Med. Grizzly Jct./.7 mi
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/24/17 per 551

There are patches of snow on this trail, about 50%. The patches get longer and deeper the further along the trail you go towards Medicine Grizzly Junction. 5/27/2017 Per 623 (BC Ranger)


Medicine Grizzly Jct. to Triple Divide Pass/ 2.6 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/14/2017 per 650

Winter conditions exist. Snow travel, navigation and route finding are necessary for travel. per 523 05/10/2017


Two Medicine Pass Trail (Cobalt Lake)
So. Shore Trail Jct to Cobalt Lake /3.4 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/6/2017 per 650

Paradise Creek Suspension Bridge: Projected installation 6/8/2017 per 650

Winter conditions exist. Snow travel, navigation and route finding are necessary for travel. per 523 05/10/2017


Cobalt Lake to Two Medicine Pass/ 2.2 mi.
Initial clearing scheduled: 7/14/2017 per 650

Winter conditions exist. Snow travel, navigation and route finding are necessary for travel. per 523 05/10/2017


Upper Two Medicine Lake Trail
South Shore Trail to Upper Two Med. Lake/ 1.5 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/22/2017 per 650

Winter conditions exist. Trail at 80% snow covered. Snow travel, navigation and route finding are necessary for travel. per 523 05/24/2017



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