Friday, April 27, 2012

Many Glacier Road is now open!

Plows continue to make progress on snow removal throughout Glacier National Park. The latest update on the Glacier website reports that the West Lakes Road Crew has reached the Haystack Creek drainage area (4.5 miles below Logan Pass) on the west side of the Divide. The crew has encountered snow depths of 6 to 20 feet deep. The Hudson Bay Road Crew, located on the east side of the park, has cleared snow to Dead Horse Point, 9.5 miles east of Logan Pass, and has encountered snow depths of 10 feet.

On the west side of the Divide the Going-to-the-Sun Road is open from the West Entrance to the Lake McDonald Lodge. On the east side the road to open to Rising Sun.

The update also mentions that Many Glacier Road is now open, the Two Medicine Road is open to Running Eagle Falls, Camas Road is open, and Kintla Road is open to Big Prairie.

For a complete update, please click here.

The photo below was taken near the Haystack Creek area:

To view all of the latest snow clearing photos, visit the Glacier Photo Page on Flickr.

Hiking in

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