Siyeh Pass Trail

HARD 25 reviews
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Siyeh Pass Trail is a 19.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near East Glacier Park, Montana that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and backpacking and is best used from March until October.

19.3 miles
5757 feet
Out & Back



nature trips






wild flowers






no dogs

1 hour ago

This trail was a great surprise. Reviews on here make a lot of trails seem more difficult than they really are, but this is a great ~11 mile moderately strenuous to difficult hike. I recommend more than 2L of water and a light jacket for the wind but a great way to spend the day. Started at the Siyeh Bend shuttle stop (TH is behind the guardrail near the creek) and followed the trail to a shuttle stop next to Bearing Falls. Bringing a lunch is a good idea if you start early, can finish the trail around noon and either spend it by Bearing or the lake by the finish shuttle stop. Shuttle took a bit longer to show up for me so you'd have plenty of time to enjoy yourself

2 days ago

7 days ago

Beautifull! Steep at the end but so worth it. Not a lot of shade so bring enough water and sun protection.
Tip: you can do an out and back trail, which is 31 miles, but you can also do a one way hike (10,5 miles), start at the pegan pass trail (left) and hike to the top, further to the going to the sun road and take the shuttle back to your car. This is the easiest trail. The opposite direction is also possible bit more steep in the beginning.

10 days ago

This was my first time to hike this trail and it was incredible. About three miles in, the wildflowers and beargrass was spectacular. We went up through the pass and down to Sunrift Gorge. Being a novice, it took a while but was well worth it. I highly suggest arriving early 8:00 am, parking at Sunrift and taking the Shuttle to Siyeh. That way your vehicle will be there at the end and you won't have to wait on a shuttle to take you back when its really crowded.

12 days ago

Too much snow to get over the col. Nice walk through pine forest and meadow but this restricts view somewhat which only opens out on the top of the pass. Nice enough but not ac classic at least for this bit from the bend to the col.

13 days ago

One of the most spectacular places I've ever been. The elevation and steep switchbacks were tough on this flatlander, but the views at the top and on the way down to Sunrift Gorge were all the sweeter having earned them.

14 days ago

The portion of this trail that we took from Piegans Pass was horrible and should be closed. It was not maintained and barely passable through berry patches which was quite scary considering this is grizzly territory. No views whatsoever.

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17 days ago

Spectacular hike. Gorgeous views. Beautiful flowers and meadows. We did an out and back from Siyeh Bend to Siyeh Pass and back. Loved this hike. Among my favorites anywhere. I would characterize the hike we did (9 miles) as moderate. It isn't very steep until the end and there isn't anything technical about the hike.

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2 months ago

had to turn back a ways in due to time, but great alpine country, lots of goats, and bear sign

9 months ago

11 months ago

Awesome hike, one of my favorites. Don't go out and back. Hike to the sunrift gorge trailhead and take shuttle back to your car

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Awesome hike! Beautiful views from both sides of the pass. Does involve some elevation gain and a fair share of descent but the change in terrain keeps it exciting.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

One of the best hikes in the park !!

Tuesday, July 05, 2016