Sylvan Pass

Sylvan Pass Reopened After Avalanche Explosive Was Detonated
The road over Sylvan Pass east of the east entrance of Yellowstone National Park reopened Friday evening after the discovery earlier that day of an unexploded device used for avalanche control, a park spokeswoman said. “There was a little bit of a traffic build-up since we are still on the do…
Sylvan Pass Closed For Explosive Emergency
The discovery of unexploded ordnance has temporarily closed the road over Sylvan Pass to Pahaska which is east of the east entrance to Yellowstone National Park, according to a news release from park on Friday afternoon. The ordnance is left over from avalanche hazard mitigation work. The device was…
Heavy, Wet Snow Causing Problems in Yellowstone [PHOTOS]
Warmer Temps + Melting Snow = Park-wide Challenges. Sylvan Pass Slides Delay East Entrance Reopening. Yellowstone National Park road crews and avalanche experts are working to clear Sylvan Pass of more than 20 feet of snow and assess the continuing danger of wet snow slides that have kept the road c…