Hiking, Travel

Root Down in the Native Lands: Mission Falls Trail Near Saint Ignatius

In Every Walk with Nature One Receives Far More Than He Seeks John Muir Quote

After uprooting our lives in Colorado and returning to Montana, Kelvin and I have spent a lot of time recreating in the wilderness.

Pit Bull Kelvin at Lower Mission Falls Near St. Ignatius Montana

Since we’ve been all over the place lately, getting grounded in the cold wet earth seemed like the perfect foundation for a new start so we headed for the Missions.

Lower Mission Falls Montana Near Saint Ignatius

Seated in a paradise of cedar and moss within the almost 92,000 acre Mission Mountains Tribal Wilderness Area, Lower Mission Falls marks the beginning of a trailhead that winds through a breathtaking valley accentuated by vast, rising canyon walls.

Kelvin and David Hiking in the Mission Mountains Montana

Mission Falls Hike Montana

Hiking Mission Mountains Trail Montana

Mission Falls Trail Near Saint Ignatius Montana

Mission Creek Valley at Mission Falls Near Saint Ignatius Montana

Missions Couloir

Hiking Mission Creek Valley Near Saint Ignatius Montana