St. Mary's Glacier Trail
ElevationAscent: 1,214' 370 m
Descent: -4' -1 m
High: 11,627' 3,544 m
Low: 10,414' 3,174 m
GradeAvg Grade: 12% (7°)
Max Grade: 27% (15°)
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“A rocky climb up to the glacier and lake.”— Andrew Greene
Family Friendly Older kids will love the novelty of dipping their feet in the icy waters of the lake, and of being able to play in the snow, even during the summer.
It is about a mile hike from the lake to the glacier. From there, the trail continues approximately another mile up to a junction with Kingson Peak. Spectacular views of the area can be enjoyed along the whole journey, but the junction with the Kingston Peak Trail will provide the best photo ops.