Going-to-the-Sun Mountain

Fun scramble with amazing views near Logan Pass, Glacier National Park.

Refer to A Climber's Guide to Glacier National Park, by J. Gordon Edwards for information about climbing routes and special dangers.

Elevation (feet): 9,642
Elevation (meters): 2,939
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Central Montana Rockies
State: Montana
Latitude: 48.690309
Longitude: -113.636742
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Great Falls, MT
Convenient Center: St. Mary, MT

Thanks to Michael Jake for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 3 trip reports for Going-to-the-Sun Mountain.

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  • Log #16780 - by Morgan Brown on Jan 30, 2004
    Long climb; endless scrambling. Avoid the diagonal chute with insufficient snow--you might prefer to scramble up the steeper west face. Linked this up with Matahpi in a day.
  • Log #16781 - by Fred Spicker on Aug 23, 2001
    In 1969 with Bill Bishop via the West Face - Diagonal Chute Variation. In 1990 with Paul Bishop via the complete East Face. We were able to find a 4th class route through the lower cliff band. The...
  • Log #16782 - by Michael Jake on Aug 23, 2001
    A fun scramble with rewarding views at the summit. Some fun class 3 / 4 rock. Climbed with my good friend Evan Coverdell and 2 other guys, Tim and Alfred.