Sunday, May 24, 2009
Glacier National Park
Yesterday we had the opportunity to ride around Glacier Park. Our original route had us crossing over the continental divide at Logan Pass (here in the park), but because it is so early in the season and snow remains abundant, the Going-to-the-Sun road was closed two miles short of the summit. The real bonus was the fact that the road was only open to bicycles and pedestrians for roughly 12 miles before the closure point. This afforded us a traffic-free experience of what could be considered the most beautiful time of year to experience Glacier. Instead of trying to describe the vistas, I’m going to direct you to our photos page. After taking a day to explore the park, we headed south and crossed the divide at Marias Pass, the lowest passage point through the Rocky Mountains.