Elk Mountain Climber's Log

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ToTheHeights - Feb 13, 2018 5:42 pm Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2017

Leg Day  Sucess!

6/17/17 w/Ryan Stadheim
6/24/17 w/Ryan Stadheim and Jordan Borders

Great "leg day" training for other peaks in the park.


DrewWilkerson - Jan 4, 2014 10:30 pm


2011 with Jessie


Pewma - Oct 15, 2013 5:04 pm Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2011

Elk  Sucess!

I saw an elk on it....surprise!


Judd97 - Sep 9, 2013 12:41 am Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2013

Rainy Hike  Sucess!

Sideways rain and high winds, yippie! First peak after moving to NW Montana.


GlacierDan - Apr 17, 2013 1:26 pm

Elk  Sucess!

In every season! Fall colors are best in the Middle Fork


WOLFrising - Jan 2, 2013 3:27 am

Rough Day on a Steep Trail  Sucess!

Summer 2012

Elk may have been my roughest day on a mountain in Glacier. Climbed with Jose y Borja on a particularly HOT day in the park. The trail was steep, and the stream crossings were depleted to gurgling brooks. We bathed in a small snow patch found near the top. A total surprise after a pleasant, beautiful day on the Mt. Henry 4 mountain ridgewalk!


awhite28 - Dec 17, 2012 8:15 pm Date Climbed: May 15, 2010

Elk  Sucess!

Fun in the snow.


MtMtnHiker - Apr 8, 2012 9:14 pm Date Climbed: Apr 8, 2012

Easter Sunday Climb  Sucess!

Took advantage of a beautiful blue sky day and am pretty sure I had the whole southern end of the park all to myself. Couldn't think of a better church to spend Easter in than Glacier.

Evergreen - Aug 9, 2011 3:12 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2011

Good conditioning hike  Sucess!

I have read that Mt Brown LO is the steepest trail in the park, but I think Elk Mtn might actually be steeper. Great views from the top -- picked out Loneman and Scalplock LOs, Henry, Flinsch, Great Northern, Pinchot. Wind not as bad at the summit as it was on the way up!


GNPgumpy - Apr 25, 2011 2:41 pm

Elk Mountain  Sucess!

2010 July 24 Went solo for the first time. Awesome day.
2011 March 18. James & I tried it, but it became a blizzard and turned around about 2/3 of the way up.
2011 3-27 Had a beautiful day with Dell, Martin, Laurel, & Aleysha. Had some awesome butt glissading on the way down.

andymt - Jan 1, 2011 1:04 pm Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2003

Elk  Sucess!

Pleasant Hike.

tdub354 - Oct 18, 2010 12:48 pm

Elk Mountain

Hiked with Holly

JFKitty - Jul 12, 2010 12:48 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2008

Elk Mountain  Sucess!

Beautiful hike on a beautiful day. Climbed with The Boys.


distressbark - Jun 21, 2010 9:59 pm Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2010

steep trail!  Sucess!

Very, very steep trail to the top. Interesting views from the top, including a great perspective on the Ole Creek drainage and mighty Mount St. Nicholas. Watched a wicked storm brewing over Two Medicine north of Firebrand Pass, but my hour on the summit was generally quite sunny and warm. Loved getting to see a different area of the park from up top.

With Eli Behrhorst on December 10, 2011. The previous day, I set out to hike to Firebrand Pass and climb Red Crow or Calf Robe, but fierce winds cut, biting cold and post holing cut my day short. Still windy and chilly the next day when we hiked up Elk, but conditions were much more bearable! Found a nice spot a few feet below the summit, behind a wall of crusty snow to escape the winds up top!


EarMountain - May 25, 2010 3:38 pm Date Climbed: Apr 24, 2010

Elk Mountain  Sucess!

2010 with GMS. High wind and driving snow on the summit.
2008 with Denis, Shirley, Ronnie, Bud, Martin, Hedglin
2007 with Ron and Jen
2007 with Bud
2006 with April and Bud
2003 with Bud, Rhonda, Dennis, Ronnie
2001 with Bud


TwaMontana - May 5, 2010 9:41 am Date Climbed: Jan 31, 2010

Elk Mountain  Sucess!

Went with a group of 24 GMSers. Was a wonderful climb until the last 600 feet when the top disappeared in to the clouds. Biting cold, 30mph winds, 20ft visibility. But all had a good time.


FlatheadNative - Oct 6, 2009 6:53 pm Date Climbed: Oct 6, 2009

Windy, cold and clear  Sucess!

Summitted in 50 mph gusts of wind with blowing snow and clear skies. The snow had obliterated the trail above the false summit so went straight up.


pyerger - Jun 17, 2009 11:55 am

Elk  Sucess!

Snow boarded, with Scott.


bfrench - Apr 27, 2009 11:38 pm

Elk  Sucess!

Great spring skiing.

The Levitator

The Levitator - Aug 29, 2008 9:51 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2008

Elk Mountain  Sucess!

It was an awesome day for hiking when we reached the summit the view of Little Dog was impressive. Climbed with Rebelgrizz, Tater, and JFK.

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