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Logan Pass

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 plows reach "Big Drift" at Logan Pass

Glacier plows reach "Big Drift" at Logan Pass

WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park's snowplow crew is tackling the "Big Drift" at Logan Pass on the Going-to-the-Sun Road.

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'Pioneers' plow path to Glacier Park's Logan Pass as debris is cleared below

'Pioneers' plow path to Glacier Park's Logan Pass as debris is cleared below

GOING-TO-THE-SUN-ROAD – Up ahead, beneath Mount Clements on a sun-splashed Friday, Herb Ferguson is making his first run over previously untouched snow with his plow.

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Logan Pass

Logan Pass

The Logan Pass area is seen under a thick blanket of snow last spring.

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Record 139 mph wind recorded at Logan Pass in Glacier Park

Record 139 mph wind recorded at Logan Pass in Glacier Park

WEST GLACIER – That the wind blew Wednesday morning at Logan Pass in Glacier National Park wouldn’t normally be newsworthy, except for one thing.

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Glacier Park winds down summer season, but fall is a beauty

Glacier Park winds down summer season, but fall is a beauty

WEST GLACIER — If you needed a sure sign that summer is rapidly winding down — and we’re guessing you didn’t — Glacier National Park has announced upcoming closing dates for everything from campgrounds and hotels, to boat tours and horseback rides.

August 29, 2013 12:00 pm Photos

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Glacier officials ID man who died in park fall

WEST GLACIER — Officials with Glacier National Park have released the name of a Washington state man who died in a fall on a closed trail.

June 28, 2013 12:45 pmLoading…

Hiker falls to death on Glacier National Park's Highline Trail

WEST GLACIER — A Washington state man hiking alone on Glacier National Park’s Highline Trail apparently fell to his death Wednesday afternoon.

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Glacier, UM to study human, goat interactions near Logan Pass

Glacier, UM to study human, goat interactions near Logan Pass

WEST GLACIER — Three years ago, three hikers in Washington’s Olympic National Park came upon an aggressive mountain goat that didn’t want to cede the trail to them.

June 25, 2013 10:06 am Photos

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Glacier jammers gear up for summer tours

Glacier jammers gear up for summer tours

APGAR — Under the morning sun, Sherri Camperchioli climbed into bus No. 108, turned the key and awakened seven decades of Glacier National Park history. The engine roared to life as the last passengers climbed aboard the iconic Red Bus for a tour of the Lake McDonald Valley and the North Fork.

June 22, 2013 12:00 pm Photos

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Missing Glacier Park hiker's body recovered southwest of Hidden Lake

Missing Glacier Park hiker's body recovered southwest of Hidden Lake

The body of a teenage hiker missing in Glacier National Park since July 28 has been recovered.

September 13, 2012 10:33 pm Photos

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Searchers find more boot tracks of missing Glacier Park hiker

Searchers find more boot tracks of missing Glacier Park hiker

WEST GLACIER – Searchers in Glacier National Park on Friday evening found a few more clues in the continued search for missing hiker Jakson Kreiser.

August 04, 2012 5:09 pm Photos

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Search continues for missing hiker in Glacier National Park

Search continues for missing hiker in Glacier National Park

Search and rescue teams are still on the trail of a missing 19-year-old hiker in Glacier National Park.

July 31, 2012 9:16 pmLoading…

Search continues for missing hiker in Glacier Park

WEST GLACIER — Search crews continue to comb Glacier National Park for a 19-year-old hiker who failed to return following a hike Saturday.

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Going to the Sun Road reopens after rock slides

Going to the Sun Road reopens after rock slides

WEST GLACIER - All 50 miles of the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park is now open to vehicle travel. Public access between Avalanche Creek and Logan Pass resumed at approximately 2:30 p.m. today after park road crews and contractors finished removing debris from the 12 rock and m…

July 19, 2012 4:17 pm Photos

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Rock slide closes Going-to-the-Sun Road, 2 injured

WEST GLACIER — Two Glacier National Park visitors suffered minor injuries when heavy rains triggered mud and rock slides on the Going-to-the-Sun Road.

July 18, 2012 6:19 pmLoading…

Glacier National Park gets postage stamp

KALISPELL -- The U.S. Postal Service is featuring an image of Logan Pass in Glacier National Park on an international rate postage stamp to be issued later this month.

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Popular trails open in Glacier National Park

WEST GLACIER - Two popular trails in Glacier National Park have opened, though one has sections still covered in ice and snow.

July 30, 2011 2:14 pmLoading…

Falling rock hits motorcycle passenger in Glacier National Park

WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park officials say a motorcycle passenger was briefly knocked unconscious after being struck by falling rock on the Going-to-the-Sun Road.

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Glacier tourism down after record season

Glacier tourism down after record season

KALISPELL - Glacier National Park officials say unseasonably cool, wet weather in June and heavy snow contributed to a drop in visitors compared to last year's record-breaking season.

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