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Going To The Sun Road

Hospice patient rides first Red Bus to Logan Pass

Hospice patient rides first Red Bus to Logan Pass

WEST GLACIER — Two months ago, Rhonda Hendricks was undergoing treatment at Kalispell Regional Medical Center's infusion room when she let the nurses in on a little secret. Rhonda, 49, said that while she had been to Logan Pass on Going-to-the-Sun Road's opening day, she had always wanted to…

July 11, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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After 800-pound-boulder causes delay, Going-to-the-Sun Road opens

After 800-pound-boulder causes delay, Going-to-the-Sun Road opens

WEST GLACIER — Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park wasn’t open long before what little traffic might have been on it was being delayed.

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Snow, cold, avalanche debris continue to challenge Glacier opening

Snow, cold, avalanche debris continue to challenge Glacier opening

WEST GLACIER – With 1 to 2 feet of new snow predicted above 6,500 feet in the next couple of days – even as snowplow crews work overtime tackling an 80-foot drift near 6,646-foot Logan Pass – Glacier National Park officials say they can’t yet say when Going-to-the-Sun Road will fully open.

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Glacier Park's Sun Road opens from east side

Glacier Park's Sun Road opens from east side

WEST GLACIER — Starting Saturday — and, of course, depending on the weather — vehicle traffic will be able to access snow-covered Logan Pass on Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park.

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Glacier officials say most of Sun Road rehab complete, anticipate 2017 finish

Glacier officials say most of Sun Road rehab complete, anticipate 2017 finish

KALISPELL — The sprawling, multiyear rehabilitation project on the Going-to-the-Sun Road continues this summer in Glacier National Park and, with the lion’s share of the work behind them, park officials are anticipating a completion date in early 2017.

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Glacier road work

Glacier road work

A bulldozer works to clear Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road near Triple Arches on May 14. Rehabilitation of the road will continue this summer.

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Plow crews making progress in clearing Glacier's Going-to-the-Sun Road

Plow crews making progress in clearing Glacier's Going-to-the-Sun Road

WEST GLACIER — Snowplow crews recently embarked on the monthslong task of carving a path along Glacier National Park’s famed Going-to-the-Sun Road, and in less than two weeks they have made it past The Loop, a hairpin turn west of the Continental Divide at about 4,400 feet, and are approachi…

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Private dollars will pay to plow Glacier Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road

Private dollars will pay to plow Glacier Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road

WEST GLACIER — Automatic federal budget cuts will not delay the opening of Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road, but campgrounds and visitor centers will close earlier in the season, trails will receive less maintenance and some full-time positions will not be filled, park administr…

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Going to the Sun Road

Going to the Sun Road

One place to glimpse a glacier along the Going-to-the-Sun Road is at this point, where you can see the Blackfoot Glacier in the distance.

September 25, 2012 3:56 pmLoading…

Going-to-the-Sun Road could open Friday

GREAT FALLS — Glacier National Park officials say they're hoping to open Going-to-the-Sun Road on Friday but much depends on the weather.

June 10, 2012 2:10 pmLoading…
Plowing under way on Glacier National Park roads

Plowing under way on Glacier National Park roads

The chorus of whirring snowplows in Glacier National Park joined Western Montana's spring interlude this week as crews began the annual work of forging through deep snow along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

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Glacier's Going-to-the-Sun Road expected to open Wednesday

WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park officials say they expect the entire length of the Going-to-the-Sun Road to be open to vehicle traffic Wednesday.

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New U.S. quarter to feature Glacier National Park image

New U.S. quarter to feature Glacier National Park image

HELENA — Glacier National Park will be featured on one of the U.S. Mint's new "America the Beautiful" quarters this year.

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Plow crews in Glacier seeing more snow than usual

WEST GLACIER - Crews plowing roads in Glacier National Park say they are encountering substantial amounts of snow — in some cases between 20 percent and 40 percent more than normal levels.

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Plowing begins in Glacier National Park

WEST GLACIER - Glacier National Park road crews have begun spring plowing, but park officials say the entire Going-to-the-Sun Road won't be open until mid-June.

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