When will the Beartooth Highway open in 2013?

As I have mentioned before, I love keeping track of snow plow progress around the state of Montana, and when major highways will open.  The Beartooth Highway won’t be clear for vehicle traffic in 2013 until the roads are cleared of snow. You can keep track of their progress here: ...

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The Calgary Herald thinks that Whitefish, Montana, is worth a visit for Canadians

According to the Calgary Herald, Whitefish, Montana is a “hip mountain town where everyone can kick back.”  (Did you know that I am from here??  Or rather, just south, in Kalispell, but I consider the entire valley to be pretty much the same.) Montana has really become popular for Canadians ...

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Always be prepared for a variety of weather in Montana!

The one thing I can say about Montana, is that the weather is always changing!  You never know what to expect. One minute it will be snowing, and five minutes later the sun will be shining. Case in point, this picture is taken 24 hours apart in April 2013 outside of Whitefish, Montana: You ...

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Snowplow Progress in Yellowstone and Glacier National Park

Every spring, locals look forward to the “full opening” of Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park.  What I mean is, when the snow has melted enough that the snowplows are able to get through the parks and clear the roads (such as the Going-to-the-Sun Highway in Glacier ...

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