Hike to Comeau Pass

Montana Sperry Trailhead

Added by Bo Baumgartner

  • Distance: 18 mile round trip
  • Elevation gain: 1,500ft
  • Spectacular views of the many peaks Glacier National Park has to offer
  • If you feel like hiking a little further, Sperry Glacier awaits

Start at the Sperry Trailhead across from Lake McDonald Lodge. Hike through a beautiful forest past small alpine lakes (you will see the Sperry Chalet in the distance), then climb a 1,500 headwall to the top of Comeau Pass. This is Grizzly country, so bring bear spray or a horn. Though, you are more likely to encounter mountain goats. It is a long, somewhat strenuous hike, culminating in a steep climb up rock steps that have been blasted into the headwall.

Pack List

  • Daypack
  • Bear spray
  • Map
  • Water
  • Food
  • Layers
  • Camera
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Hiking, Photography

Skill Level:



Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:



18 Miles

Elev. Gain:

1500 Feet



Easy Parking
Swimming Hole

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8 months ago

Wrong Info

This climbs close to 5,000 feet not 1,500.

8 months ago

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