It's official, the Sperry Chalet today opened for the 2013 season. According to the website the chalet will be open through September 8th this year.
Day hikers may want to note that the dining room at Sperry is open to the public from 11:30 to 5:00 every day. They offer a lunch menu that includes soups, sandwiches and snacks. For dinner or breakfast, reservations are required, and can be made by calling the reservation office at 1-888-345-2649.
For more information on hiking the trail to Sperry Chalet, from Lake McDonald, please click here. For general information on the chalet, including some historical background on Glacier's backcountry chalets, please click here.
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