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Tuesday, June 07, 2005

Landslide Shuts a Spectacular Gateway to Yellowstone

The New York Times (free registration reguired) reports from Red Lodge, MT that the Beartooth Highway (Hwy 212) will likely be closed throughout the summer.

Walls of Mud Shut a Spectacular Gateway to Yellowstone
Published: June 8, 2005

RED LODGE, Mont., June 2 - Just as the summer season is getting under way, this small resort town near Yellowstone National Park has found itself without its premier attraction - a 68-mile serpentine highway that winds and switchbacks its way to the northeast corner of the park, climbing through some of the most stunning scenery in the West.


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