On my summer vacation in Montana this year, I made my much-anticipated first trip to Glacier National Park. The scenery was indeed stunning, but the famed glaciers less so. A hike up to the Grinnell Glacier revealed a weeping patch of snow and ice, greatly diminished from the formidable structure depicted in the century-old photos in the lodge. According to the park ranger, all of the glaciers in the park may be completely gone by 2030.
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