2021 Season Opening News

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JayAndersen wrote:
Mon Mar 22, 2021 5:27 am
Awesome news about the East side, I really missed it last year. Not that I'm sick of the West side of the park... :)

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I'll make my first trip around Memorial day again, probably won't be able to spend a significant amount of time in East / Many until September though.
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:arrow:
We are looking forward to the east side being open. My mom will be experiencing Glacier with us for the first time and she will be Wowed!!! :D
Pete if you are available Kevin and I may take you up on the hike we talked about last summer. :P

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Hi!
Im sure your Mom will love it.
Hope you have reservations. The East side will be tough.
I sent you a PM regarding the hike. :)
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Hey Pete,
Yes I saw your PM but I couldn’t get my reply to send back to you. You guessed the right hike. We have our Reservations for the East side.
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OK. got ya.
I have a number of backpack requests in the works, so email me the dates you'll be here if you would.
That way i will do my best to take you on that hike :)
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I fixed my PMs.you can send one now if you want
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I sent you a PM. Sounds like you will have a busy summer.

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Regarding ticketed entry. I think it's easy to see what happens.

-People show up at the park and have no idea about ticketed entry. They get mad and if they're in line, it'll slow entry.
-They'll show up the next morning at 5:30 am.
-By mid-July, Logan Pass will be full by 6:00 or 6:30 and the people with tickets will be mad because there's no parking.
-It should make for good sunrise pictures.

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Jay w wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:24 am
Regarding ticketed entry. I think it's easy to see what happens.

-People show up at the park and have no idea about ticketed entry. They get mad and if they're in line, it'll slow entry.
-They'll show up the next morning at 5:30 am.
-By mid-July, Logan Pass will be full by 6:00 or 6:30 and the people with tickets will be mad because there's no parking.
-It should make for good sunrise pictures.

Jay
I wouldn't be surprised if something like your scenario happened.

I've been watching YouTube videos recently related to visiting Glacier Park.
And it's amazing how little many of these van life and armchair "travel experts" actually know about the park.
"People are stupid" as my man George Carlin often said.
And he was/is right 8)

The park service should put one of those BIG portable electronic signs up in that pull over area BEFORE the turn under the RR tracks.
And in the AMTRAK parking lot for east bound people on US2

"TICKETED ENTRY BETWEEN 6AM AND 5PM"

Hopefully that would divert those without tickets.
Or am I the stupid one for believing people actually read signs? 8)

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You would think that would work. However, there is no accounting for people who read signs and go on anyway. "We've driven so far, maybe this doesn't apply to me" sort of attitude. Could end up being a disappointment for people who didn't check ahead to see what the situation is. I guess we'll just have to wait and see what happens.
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