Big Drift now a big sheet of ice

By | June 8, 2016

The Daily Inter Lake reports that Glacier National Park’s plow crews headed up Monday morning to the Big Drift, once a 60-foot accumulation of snow at the top of Going-to-the-Sun Road, and encountered a big ice sheet after a weekend filled with sun and record-breaking temperatures. Park spokeswoman Margie Steigerwald said that while she recommends against hikers and cyclists traversing the 18 inches of ice covering the road east of the Continental Divide, the accelerated thaw could help speed up the process of opening Logan Pass to vehicles. Read the full story here.

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