2021 Season Opening News

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Man, that's a great picture, Pete!

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brindledog wrote:
Thu Mar 11, 2021 12:32 pm
Gorgeous photo, Pete.
McKee80 wrote:
Thu Mar 11, 2021 4:00 pm
Man, that's a great picture, Pete!
Thanks Meg and Sean.:)
I went out yesterday hoping for a good sunset but it turned out kind of "blah"....as sunsets go.
There just wasn't any color.

Image

The forecast is pretty good for the weekend. Maybe I can get something better.

pete :wink:
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Looks pretty good from where I'm sitting. :arrow: :arrow: :arrow: :arrow:

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Virtual community discussion Thursday March 18th, 7 PM (MST).

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Park Superintendent Jeff Mow will provide an overview on topics such as the proposed ticketed entry system, park visitation numbers, COVID-19 mitigations, and challenges with seasonal housing.

During the registration process, participants will have the option to submit topics for discussion.

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Great Falls Tribune is reporting that the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council has voted unanimously to open the East side gates:
https://www.greatfallstribune.com/story ... xmmoZPdHRE

As of Wednesday, 95% of the tribe’s eligible population has been vaccinated.

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WOOT! Happy for us, happy for them.

Sent in my permit requests today.
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Super news!!! Now we can go ahead with our plans. Thanks for letting us know.

:arrow: :D
The mountains are calling and I must go.

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That's very good news!
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:arrow: :arrow: :arrow: :arrow: :arrow: :arrow: :arrow: :arrow: :arrow:
"If you are not curious, you will learn nothing" -Goethe-

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It looks like ticketed entry will be happening this summer. Also looks like a ton of road construction in the area.

https://www.kpvi.com/news/national_news ... bYZfUKu5F4

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Great news. I know this is not popular opinion (and I may change my tune when I'm trying to get to Sweet Peaks for some after dinner ice cream - PRONTO), but the roadwork delays help me stop and enjoy my surroundings.

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I like your attitude about waiting.....just enjoy the scenery!
:D
The mountains are calling and I must go.

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Big Bend, St. Mary Falls & Logan Pass

Vault Toilet Installation at Big Bend &
St. Mary Falls Trailhead
6/10/21 to 8/26/21

• Expect minor traffic delays and limited
parking at Big Bend and St. Mary Falls

Logan Pass Weather Shelter Installation
at Shuttle Stop - Begins early-June

• Expect construction in visitor center
parking lot and near walkways


That's good news, especially the vault toilets. :D
calicotraveler wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:49 pm
I like your attitude about waiting.....just enjoy the scenery!
:D
Bring on the ticketed entry!
I'll be arriving at the West or East gate well before 0600 so there won't be much to see other than the beautiful dawn light and the animals.
Pity 8)

:arrow: :arrow: :arrow:

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And when you're born in America, you're given a front row seat."

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It is now official.

https://montanafreepress.org/2021/03/17 ... h-glacier/

The park website

https://www.nps.gov/glac/planyourvisit/statusupdate.htm

says that it is now legal to enter the park through the Two Medicine, Cut Bank and St. Mary entrances. Of course the roads are closed and snow covered but you can ski or snowshoe if you want to.

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Awesome news about the East side, I really missed it last year. Not that I'm sick of the West side of the park... :)

:arrow:

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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