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Avalanches Trap Bikers on Going-to-the-Sun Road

A party of cyclists from Bigfork became trapped between two avalanches that buried portions of Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road Thursday evening, prompting rangers to successfully execute a roped rescue operation and belay the bikers to safety.

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