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Snag a primitive site at Cut Bank Campground for easy trailhead access and Triple Divide views. nps.gov/glac
Season to visit
September has crisp, bluebird days and small crowds, but pack extra layers.
Climb Triple Divide Peak’s close neighbor, 9,375-foot Mt. James, from Triple Divide Pass. See views of southern Glacier’s sea of peaks—including Triple Divide—after 2,000 feet of ridgeline scrambling.