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The Peak: Triple Divide Peak, Glacier NP

In Glacier National Park, summit a mountain that feeds three oceans.
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The Best…
Guidebook
A Climber’s Guide to Glacier National Park ($15, falcon.com)

Car camping
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.

Vantage point
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.

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