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Glacier Gorge Trail (Spearhead Chiefs Head McHenries Arrowhead, etc)

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4.6 mi 7.4 km
1,923 ft 586 m
-68 ft -21 m

From the Glacier Gorge Parking Area, follow the Glacier Gorge trail uphill for a bit. At the first signed junction, go straight, and 50 feet later you'll hit a T, where you make a left (both junctions are well signed). After about 500 feet, there is a bridge with rails over a creek. Immediately after the bridge (literally 5 feet) is a hard to see shortcut trail on the right. This well maintained shortcut trail will cut off about 3/4 mile from the approach taking you around the west side of Glacier Knob.. Even though the trail is not super obvious at first, it quickly become very well defined, and will join the standard Glacier Gorge Trail after about 3/4 of a mile. After you rejoin the main trail, follow the signs for Glacier Gorge.