The Bears are Rained Out
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does it do in a rain forest? It rains,
of course. And rains, and rains, and
rains. It has now been raining for
almost 24 hours with very little let up from the pouring deluge. After spending the morning in the trailer, we
needed a break so we decided to make the 22 mile drive up to Salmon
Glacier. This is the fifth largest
is along a dirt/gravel road that leads out of Hyder and back into
have been closed for many years but the glacier remains. Also the roadside is dotted with numerous
waterfalls cascading down the mountainside and down to the
We did catch glimpses of the glacier through the fog and clouds and enjoyed the waterfalls.
As we returned we considered stopping at the viewing platform, but the rain was falling heavier so the bears will have to wait until tomorrow.