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Thanks for killing all those bugs!
Less for me to worry about hitting. Haha
 
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Thanks for sharing. I wouldn’t mind more pics. Reminds me of driving TransCanada Hwy through Saskatchewan with my old WK. We hit thousands of grasshoppers (or did they hit us?). I found one still alive inside the air filter box when I got to Montreal.
 

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We also just returned from Glacier NP, among other places in the area. Our trip took us from western Arizona up to Flathead Lake, MT, then to Glacier NP, then across the "hi-line" (Hwy 2) from Kalispell to Minot, North Dakota to visit our son, then back south through South Dakota and Utah. 3 weeks, 3400 miles total. We weren't driving the Jeep, it was in tow behind our motorhome. We picked up at least 3 million grasshoppers on the front of the coach, I tried to clean them off each evening to keep them from building up too bad, which was a bit of work.

Check out the escort we got on our way out of North Dakota. That's our son at the control stick (go Air Force!!!!).

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We also just returned from Glacier NP, among other places in the area. Our trip took us from western Arizona up to Flathead Lake, MT, then to Glacier NP, then across the "hi-line" (Hwy 2) from Kalispell to Minot, North Dakota to visit our son, then back south through South Dakota and Utah. 3 weeks, 3400 miles total. We weren't driving the Jeep, it was in tow behind our motorhome. We picked up at least 3 million grasshoppers on the front of the coach, I tried to clean them off each evening to keep them from building up too bad, which was a bit of work.

Check out the escort we got on our way out of North Dakota. That's our son at the control stick (go Air Force!!!!).

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That helicopter was nothing.
One time on my way from Cali to the Midwest i had a B-52 bomber go right over my Dodge Dart at maybe 100 feet above then disappear in a mountain pass.
If that wasn't enough another one was right behind it.
Sacred the crap out of me! WW-3 going on or what?

Only thing i can figure they were practicing low altitude ground hugging radar avoidance techniques.
 

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Nice pics.
I especially like the one with the water fall.
A great place to meditate with a cold one in hand.:)
 

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That helicopter was nothing.
One time on my way from Cali to the Midwest i had a B-52 bomber go right over my Dodge Dart at maybe 100 feet above then disappear in a mountain pass.
If that wasn't enough another one was right behind it.
Sacred the crap out of me! WW-3 going on or what?

Only thing i can figure they were practicing low altitude ground hugging radar avoidance techniques.
Agree that a B52 at low level is way cooler than a UH-1 helicopter. But, the real magic was who was piloting the aircraft that was buzzing us. My son was the pilot of this helicopter, and he made sure to find us on the highway to escort us out of town.
 

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Agree that a B52 at low level is way cooler than a UH-1 helicopter. But, the real magic was who was piloting the aircraft that was buzzing us. My son was the pilot of this helicopter, and he made sure to find us on the highway to escort us out of town.
Cool that your son was the pilot. I am sure you are very proud; as I would also be . However, I do find it interesting that they are still flying Huey's. Ironically I was stationed at Grand Forks (way back when) and now my son is a Farmer in Eureka SD.
 

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Agree that a B52 at low level is way cooler than a UH-1 helicopter. But, the real magic was who was piloting the aircraft that was buzzing us. My son was the pilot of this helicopter, and he made sure to find us on the highway to escort us out of town.
Excellent!(y)
 

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But, back to the original theme of this post....Glacier NP is one of the most scenic places I've ever been to, including Alaska. The Going to the Sun road is not to be missed, and the areas around that are equally beautiful. If you haven't been, add it to your to-do list.

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In a moment of haste, I grabbed the wrong bottle in the garage and found out that Traeger natural grill cleaner is a very good bug remover and (thankfully) didn't harm the paint.

At least it's been dry in most parts of Montana to keep the bugs down. The worst was one time I was driving through the Minnesota Lakes country at night and had to stop at a gas station to clean off my headlights halfway through the 40-mile drive home.
 
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