MONTANA TRUCK CAMPER RALLY
JULY 11TH - 14TH 2013
WEST GLACIER MONTANA
the montana rally will be at Glacier Campground this year. it is 1 mile from the west gate to glacier national park. link:http://www.glaciercampground.com/
here is a link to show pictures of the campground. the first picture is a map layout of the place. if you enlarge the picture you will see some notes i made about it.
entry fee to g.n.p. link: http://www.nps.gov/g...trance-fees.htm
you must call the resort and make your reservations after you have signed up for the rally. they dont use email so you have to call. they are in off season until april but still check the voice mails. so be sure to leave a message and they will get back to you.
we get a 10% discount off the rates for the rally.
on thursday the 11th we will meet and greet. people get to the campground through out the day so nothing is formally scheduled on thursday. we will just gather and mingle at will.
friday morning the 12th for those interested we will do a hike to avalanche lake with in glacier national park. entry fee to the national park is required. we will do a ranger led hike that starts at 9:00 am at the trail head. those that can "truck" pool to the trail head will be helpful. there is limited parking at the trailhead.
here is some information about the hike:
Discover how the power of water and other
geologic forces have shaped this unique
environment on the way to glimmering Avalanche
Lake. This hike gains 500 feet over 2 miles.
Participants should wear hiking shoes and bring
water and a snack or lunch to enjoy at the
lake. Meet at the roadside parking lot on the
Going to the Sun Road across from Avalanche
4 miles (6.4km) - 3½ hours
friday evening we will have some music and karoake for those who wish to show off their talents.
on saturday morning we will have a red bus tour. i have 2 buses reserved for us. the tour will be the western alpine tour. it starts at lake mcdonald lodge and goes to the top of the going to the sun road. it then returns back to the lodge. its about a 3 hour tour. we will caravan to lake mcdonald lodge to meet the red buses. the buses leave promptly at 9:30am. the cost for the tour is $33.12 per seat. if you wish to go on the tour please send me a message with how many seats you would like. i have to take pre-payment for the tour. paypal works well with transfering funds. if you dont wish to use paypal we can make other arrangments. each bus holds 17 passengers. the seats are reserved for you first come first served. here is a link with some information on the red bus tour: http://www.glacierpa...detail.php?id=1
saturday evening we will have our potluck dinner followed by prize giveaways.
sunday morning we will have a farewell breakfast.
Sign up for the rally
we hope to see you at the 2013 montana rally!
the tc life - rich