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Old 08-02-2013, 12:14 PM   #1
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How is Hwy 35 north from Polson, MT, to Glacier NP for a 45 ft. towing a jeep? Would you advise staying on 93?
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Old 08-02-2013, 12:31 PM   #2
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How is Hwy 35 north from Polson, MT, to Glacier NP for a 45 ft. towing a jeep? Would you advise staying on 93?
US93 up the west side of the lake is fine but can't tell you about 35.
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Old 08-02-2013, 12:34 PM   #3
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Just passed 35.....it said narrow and limited passing. Recommended 93 for trucks. We're staying on 93. Better safe than sorry.
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Old 08-02-2013, 12:44 PM   #4
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Been a few years since we made that trip up 93pe, but it was fine with a 36 foot DP and toad. Aggravating with all the curves as it followed the shoreline of Flathead Lake. A straighter road would have been a big plus but we didn't know until we were headed up to Kalispell.
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About 8 years ago we drove Southbound on MT 35.(if you wish, use one of the house address's and Google earth to see the highway) It has a wide-load restriction of 9 ft. now. When we drove the highway it was low-volume traffic and we were just loafing along. Great scenery, relaxing drive. Back then we had a dually and 40' 5er. It is a truck route for local delivery only, The main truck route is US 93.
If you are unsure, stop at Polson and ask a local about driving it in your rig.
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We did the Glacier Scene staying in Columbia Falls in August of 2012. We spent the night at Jim & Mary's RV park, Missoula, MT and the the short 115 mile trip to Columbia Falls.

We traveled Highway 35. It was a beautiful ride, very scenic along the lake. Maybe a little slower than 93, I don't know, but it was worth taking that highway. We traveled in a 40 ft DP towing a 2007 Saturn. No problems at all. Go for it.
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