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Cassiar Highway Part 2

Groggy and half asleep I hear a repetition of low thuds. Slowly the pitch increases. Looking out the fogged up window I see more fog. Then a black blob faded into sight. A helicopter was coming in for a landing. Exactly where I was parked. Crap. With no time to try and get the pilots attention, I cover myself back up. I’m guessing I thought the sleeping bag would save me. Rotor wash shook the truck with a violent force,…

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Cassiar Highway

Today was filled with all kinds of sights. Leaving 100 Mile House I continued thru Prince George to Kenyate. Topping off I headed up the Cassiar, or B.C. 37, to Stewart. Mostly paved, the Cassiar was a beautiful drive. Alternate route 37 to Stewart split the coastal mountains in two. The mountains jetted skyward beyond the clouds that blanked them in snow. Glaciers of all sizes dotted the steep slopes. Largest of all, Bear Glacier is an awesome sight. I…

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Snow in Glacier National Park

In the morning I noticed the higher peaks were covered in snow. I headed off to the Eastern portion of the park where I could drive closer to the mountains due to the road closure. This was a little taste of what I might encounter further north.

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BCV: Exploring Glacier National Park

Montana, Big Sky Country they call it. I would add “Big Mountains, Big Rivers, Big Lakes, Big Waterfalls, and Big Snow” to the list. As I said of South Dakota, the winters would not be for me but I could happily roam about this state during the summers. Pictures and movies absolutely do not do this state justice. We spent three nights base-camped at Bowman Lake in Glacier National Park. If you ever get the chance to go to Glacier National…

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