Ride the Crown of the Continent

Explore the heart of Glacier National Park as it was meant to be seen.


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Become part of a tradition

Every spring, plows return to Glacier National Park's most treasured byway to begin reopening the road for summer traffic. As they do, a unique opportunity emerges. 

For a few select weekends, Going-to-the-Sun Road is accessible to cyclists of all ability levels with the option for an e-bike rental. 

We are now accepting deposits for 2023 Going-to-the-Sun Road all-inclusive weekend experiences. Placing a deposit secures your a spot to join ROAM Beyond in 2023 for unforgettable adventures on select weekends in May (18th-21st & 25th-28th) and June (1st-4th, 8th-11th, 15th-18th).

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Choose your dates

Please note, available dates are based on road status. If Going-to-the-Sun Road opens to vehicle traffic prior to your chosen dates, an alternate biking route  in Glacier National Park will be substituted. You can view historic road opening dates here.

Going-to-the-Sun Road with ROAM Beyond

Join ROAM Beyond for an unforgettable weekend of outdoor adventure, farm-to-table feasts, and new experiences with bike-minded friends. Our all-inclusive packages ensure you've got everything you need for a perfect weekend. (Custom dates & a la carte options available upon request by emailing bookings@roambeyond.travel)


Reserve your spot for 2023 now and you can look forward to all-inclusive packages that include: 

Accommodation

Start and end your day in a private roaming cabin at ROAM Beyond Glacier, a classic 20-acre Montana estate with panoramic mountain views that's yours to explore. 

Bike Rental

Choose between a top-of-the-line gravel/hybrid bike or electric bike. Includes helmet and fitting. Want to bring your own bike? No problem!

Roundtrip transportation

Let us take care of getting you to and from your ride pick up and drop-off locations with convenient shuttle service for you and your bike from ROAM Beyond Glacier.

Pre-Ride Adventure

Warm up for your ride with a mini-adventure on Friday. Choose from a guided hike in Flathead National Forest or grab a mountain bike and explore the single track twists and turns of the Whitefish Trail System. All transportation provided from ROAM Beyond Glacier. 

Epic Meals

On Friday and Saturday, enjoy pre-stocked breakfasts in your roaming cabin, daily boxed lunches, and chef-curated dinners include a farm-to-table feast on Friday night and gourmet burgers with local brews on Saturday. Explore local options or cook in your private roaming cabin on Thursday and Sunday.

Yoga

On the Sunday morning at 9:15am, after your long ride, take some time for a restorative yoga session so you feel rested and relaxed before you begin your journey home. 

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Your Itinerary

ThursdayArrive, check-in, and explore ROAM Beyond Glacier's 20-acre property at the base of the Swan Range. Dinner on your own, with access to our beautiful outdoor cooking spaces. Please note, check-in is available from 3 PM to 7 PM. Late check-ins may be charged a fee if arriving later than 7 PM. 

• Friday Choose between a guided hike or self-guided mountain bike ride in Flathead National Forest on the Whitefish Trail System. Light breakfast and lunch provided. End the day with a chef-curated farm-to-table feast. 

• SaturdayHead into the heart of Glacier riding Going-to-the-Sun Road ride with roundtrip transportation & bike rentals. Shuttles depart at 7:30 AM and 9:30 AM. Light breakfast and lunch provided. Pick-ups in the park depart at 2:30 PM and 4:30 PM. For dinner, a celebration of the ride with gourmet burgers and local brews. 

  • Rides start from either Apgar Village (experienced riders) or Avalanche Creek Campground (all levels). 
  • Apgar Village to Logan Pass is 32 miles. Avalanche Creek to Logan Pass is 16 miles. 
  • All riders are picked up at Avalanche Creek Campground. 
  • See map above for more details.

• SundayRejuvenate before you travel home with a morning yoga session and fresh coffee on-site from Montana Coffee Traders

Frequently Asked Questions

All-inclusive packages include: 

  • 3-nights accommodation at ROAM Beyond Glacier in your choice of dinette (sleeps 1-3) or bunk cabin (sleeps 1-4)
  • All meals on Friday and Saturday
  • Your choice of a guided hike or self-guided mountain bike ride on Friday with transportation
  • Bike rental (gravel/hybrid or electric bike) and roundtrip transportation to/from Going-to-the-Sun Road on Saturday
  • On-site yoga session on Sunday

Each package includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Friday and Saturday. Breakfasts include yogurt & granola or breakfast sandwiches and fresh fruit available in the Schoolhouse. A build your own lunch buffet and snacks are provided on Friday and Saturday morning so you can pack what you like before we depart and eat wherever you adventure. Friday, enjoy a farm-to-table feast including drinks. Saturday, we'll celebrate the ride with gourmet burgers and pints from our favorite local breweries. 

Looking for a custom package? No problem! Email us at bookings@roambeyond.travel and we'll get you set up with a custom package that only includes the things you need. 

Riders of all fitness levels tackle Going-to-the-Sun Road every year. There is no requirement for making it to the top and lots of participants choose to do the ride on an electric bike, which makes the ride accessible to most people who feel comfortable going for a leisurely ride. For those that are looking to test their capacity, the "classic route" is approximately 32 miles roundtrip (from Avalanche to Logan Pass) and includes over 6,600 feet (this is the summit of Logan pass, elevation gain is up to 3,345') in elevation gain. Many people take things slow, stop frequently to snap photos, and then cruise back down when it's time to get picked up, regardless of how far they've made it. 

Children over 12 and/or 5 feet tall are generally a good fit for an electric bike. For standard bikes, we ask parents do plenty of research to ensure the distances and elevation gains are suitable for your child's abilities. 

The full route typically goes from Apgar Village or Avalanche Creek (depending on conditions) to Logan Pass. Check out the map below to see more details. 

Riding distances vary based on plowing progress and weather. You can find the most up-to-date hiker/biker closure information here: https://www.nps.gov/glac/planyourvisit/directions.htm

Our friend Leigh McAdam has an incredible write-up about the experience of riding Going-to-the-Sun Road. Check out her blog about it here: Biking Going to the Sun Road

ROAM Beyond provides one-of-a-kind lodging in some of the most remote and stunning locations in the western U.S. Our flagship location is just outside of Glacier National Park in Montana. Want to learn more? Visit our website.

Each roaming cabin is outfitted with a kitchenette that includes a sink, hot water, mini-fridge, 2-burner induction stove, electric kettle, and all the pots/pans/utensils you need to make a delicious meal. It also features a shower, toilet, and charging outlets powered by solar panels. Depending on your choice of bunk vs. dinette, your cabin will also include a queen bed and two twin bunks or queen bed and a convertible dinette table.