Stanton Mountain

MODERATE 1 reviews
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Stanton Mountain is a 7.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Essex, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from July until October.

DISTANCE
7.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
4,484 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

lake

views

Stanton Mountain stands at the head of Lake McDonald. It's south facing slope melts out earlier than other peaks in Glacier National Park making it a great candidate for an early season summit. Mount Vaught (8,850 feet) is prominent in this view from the summit of 7,750-foot-high Stanton Mountain in Glacier National Park. Stanton Mountain.