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Glacier National Park

Missoula man killed in Glacier quit job for life of BASE jumping

Missoula man killed in Glacier quit job for life of BASE jumping

WEST GLACIER — The man who was killed over the weekend while apparently attempting an illegal BASE jump in Glacier National Park had quit his job to pursue the extreme sport full-time.

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Missoula man dies in Glacier National Park

Missoula man dies in Glacier National Park

WEST GLACIER — The body of a Missoula man who may have died while attempting an illegal BASE jump in Glacier National Park was recovered Sunday night.

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Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park reopened

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK — The entire length of Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park has been reopened to traffic.

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Late-summer storm brings snowmen to Glacier National Park, social media

Late-summer storm brings snowmen to Glacier National Park, social media

MANY GLACIER – All it was, was a picture of a snowman. Like all of your best-dressed snowmen, he sported a black hat, red scarf and a carrot for a nose.

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Glacier Park expands closure of Sun Road for winter conditions

Glacier Park expands closure of Sun Road for winter conditions

WEST GLACIER – According to the calendar it’s still summer.

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Glacier sees record visitors in July, August

Glacier sees record visitors in July, August

WEST GLACIER — For the second month in a row, Glacier National Park has seen a record number of visitors.

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Glacier begins to close services, but park remains open in fall

Glacier begins to close services, but park remains open in fall

WEST GLACIER — It’s time to start letting go of summer, and that means many visitor services in Glacier National Park will be ending over the next two months.

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Snow advisory issued for Glacier Park, Rocky Mountain Front

Snow advisory issued for Glacier Park, Rocky Mountain Front

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for snow in Glacier National Park, Logan Pass, the West Glacier region and the Rocky Mountain Front, in effect until 9 p.m. Wednesday.

September 03, 2014 9:12 am
Grinnell Glacier: Glacier sits in wild country despite crowds

Grinnell Glacier: Glacier sits in wild country despite crowds

MANY GLACIER – Midsummer crowds on the Grinnell Glacier trail can inspire complacency. But rest assured: This is wild country and choice bear habitat, deep in the heart of Glacier National Park.

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Ptarmigan Tunnel Trail: Walk through divide for Glacier views

Ptarmigan Tunnel Trail: Walk through divide for Glacier views

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK – Legend has it, park rangers opened the doors of the Ptarmigan Tunnel one spring to be greeted by a hungry – read, grumpy – grizzly bear. Seems the bruin had denned in the tunnel, not realizing there would be no escape once winter’s snows blocked all retreat.

August 17, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Glacier park saw a record number of visitors in July

Glacier park saw a record number of visitors in July

KALISPELL — National Park Service officials say this July was the busiest that Glacier National Park has ever seen.

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Lake McDonald

Lake McDonald

The backcountry campsite at Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park only has two campsites that fit up to four tents. The view of the lake and the mountain peaks is stunning and the fireweed around the site is chest-high.

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Lake bagging across Montana

Lake bagging across Montana

Lake Elmo has its charms.

August 15, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Alabama man falls 200 feet in Glacier; father warned for firing gun to summon help

WEST GLACIER – A second gun has been fired in Glacier National Park this summer – this one in an effort to summon help for an injured hiker.

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Belton to continue operating Glacier park chalets

Belton to continue operating Glacier park chalets

WEST GLACIER — Belton Chalets Inc. will continue to manage the Granite Park and Sperry chalets in Glacier National Park.

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Fifty Mountain

Fifty Mountain

Sunset arrives at the glacier lily-filled meadow just uphill to the northeast of Glacier National Park’s Fifty Mountain backcountry campground.

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Fifty Mountain: Glacier Park camp surrounded by summits

Fifty Mountain: Glacier Park camp surrounded by summits

WEST GLACIER — Situated at the north end of the Lewis Range and with views across the valley to the Livingston Range, Glacier National Park’s Fifty Mountain backcountry campground lives up to its name.

August 01, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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2 die of cardiac arrest in Glacier Park; rangers respond to other emergencies

2 die of cardiac arrest in Glacier Park; rangers respond to other emergencies

WEST GLACIER – A rash of medical emergencies in the past two days – including the deaths of two visitors due to cardiac arrest – prompted Glacier National Park officials Tuesday to encourage people to “hike smart.”

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Glacier officials continue search for bear believed to be shot by hiker

WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park officials continued to search Monday for a bear they believe was shot and wounded Saturday by a tourist from Texas.

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Triple Divide: Centerpiece jewel in the Crown

Triple Divide: Centerpiece jewel in the Crown

ST. MARY — Glacier National Park’s Triple Divide area holds the centerpiece jewel in the Crown of the Continent. What it lacks in tourist attention, it makes up for in geographic significance.

July 24, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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