One tree down 7/21/2019 per 224 TN
Upper Cataract Creek Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED: 6/19/2019 per 658
(FEATHERPLUME) REMOVED: 9/24/2019 PER 650
Trail is free of snow all the way to the overlook. The waterfall is still running. 07/24/2019 per 824 Murray
Clear of snow and downed trees, but very muddy after rains due to horse rides on the trails. Please stay on the trail to help alleviate erosion. Per 624 Tumolo 8/12/19
REMOVED 10/8/2019 PER 650
Trail is free of snow and downed trees but very brushy in spots. Per 624 Tumolo 8/12/2019
Iceberg Bridge: INSTALLED 6/20/2019 per 658
SCHEDULED REMOVAL 10/10/2019 PER 650 Trail is clear and in great condition. 224DM 9/5/2019 Reminder to practice Leave No Trace.
Trail clear. 8/17/2019 per 224 Neese
Trail is extremely muddy during and immediately after rain. Please stay on trail when possible. 624 Tumolo
WARNING! THE FIRST MAJOR CREEK THAT IS CROSSED EAST OF RED GAP PASS HAS EXTREMELY SLIPPERY ROCKS. HIKERS HAVE BEEN KILLED OR SERIOUSLY INJURED ATTEMPTING TO GET WATER FROM THE CREEK AFTER CLIMBING ONTO THE ROCKS BOTH AT THE BRIDGE SITE AND FROM THE SWITCHBACKS BELOW. USE EXTREME CAUTION!!!
VEHICLES NOT RECOMMENDED!!! This access to the Slide Lake area is by way of an unmarked and unmaintained road across Blackfeet Indian Nation land. This access to the Glacier Park boundary is very muddy, rutted, rocky, and used heavily by cattle. There is one major fork in the road a couple miles in, the left fork that leads down towards Otatso Creek is the way to Slide.
DIRECTIONS: Heading north up Highway 89, turn left onto Chief Mountain Highway 17. Drive 4.3 miles north up Highway 17. Look for a dirt road on the left heading west/southwest and skirting just south of Chief Mountain. If you go by Chief Mtn. Overlook (aka Crusher Hill), a pullout at the top of a hill, you have gone 0.3 miles too far.
The bridge at the inlet of Swiftcurrent Lake will be closed for construction from 9/16 to 10/7. Creek ford required to complete the Nature Trail Loop. Per 650
WINDMAKER SUSPENSION BRIDGE: INSTALLED 6/6/19 per 851
REMOVED 9/25/2019 per 851 Trail is clear and in great condition. 9/5/2019 224DM
REMOVED 9/25/2019 per 851 WINDMAKER SUSPENSION BRIDGE: REMOVED 9/25/2019 per 851 Trail is clear and in great condition. 224DM 9/5/2019
STOCK ADVISORY: Trail between Bullhead Lake and Devil's Elbow is steep, narrow and not recommended for stock. per 650
Trail clear. per 224 Neese 8/21/2019
Cataract Creek Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED: 6/13/19 REMOVED: 9/24/2019 PER 650