Waterton Summer 2018: Significant Closures

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Waterton Summer 2018: Significant Closures

Postby teapot57 » Wed May 02, 2018 2:17 pm

Our local news is reporting that a significant number of trails in Waterton will be closed this summer due to the Kenow Fire. The entire Akamina Highway and most of the Red Rock Parkway will be closed through 2018:

https://globalnews.ca/news/4180262/wate ... ks-canada/
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Re: Waterton Summer 2018: Significant Closures

Postby tibber » Wed May 02, 2018 4:40 pm

just so darn sad :cry: .

Glad we got to drive both last summer.
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Re: Waterton Summer 2018: Significant Closures

Postby teapot57 » Thu May 03, 2018 7:57 am

Great photos, tibber! I really enjoyed reading the narratives with each one. Everyone should check them out! Lots of history and descriptions of the area. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Waterton Summer 2018: Significant Closures

Postby MarxMN » Thu May 03, 2018 9:18 am

So no hiking on the Summit-Carthew-Alderson trail this summer.
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Re: Waterton Summer 2018: Significant Closures

Postby teapot57 » Thu May 03, 2018 9:37 am

MarxMN wrote:So no hiking on the Summit-Carthew-Alderson trail this summer.


No. :cry:

And I can imagine that the Crypt Lake trail will be very busy.
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Re: Waterton Summer 2018: Significant Closures

Postby llholmes1948 » Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:14 am

Link to an article in the Missoulian about the trail status of Waterton trails after the Kenow Fire:

https://missoulian.com/news/local/water ... 82CB64C1CA
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