The trail reopened on Saturday after floods washed away the bridge over the south fork of the Stillaguamish River in 2006.
According to the US Forest Service website, the new aluminum bridge was prefabricated in Florida and trucked to the site in June. A helicopter flew the seven bridge sections into place and workers assembled it in about a week. The entire construction took about five weeks.
Glacier at the Base of Big FourThe ice caves are formed in late summer by streams flowing down the mountain and running under the snow field that is created by winter avalanches.
I guess I will have to take a trip back later in the summer to see the actual ice caves.
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