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Bike trail to reopen after rockslide in tunnel

From staff reports

The Route of the Hiawatha trail will reopen today. The popular rails-to-trails bicycle path on the Montana-Idaho border was temporarily closed after a rockslide was discovered last weekend in one of the tunnels. No one was in the tunnel when the rocks fell. U.S. Forest Service officials said they don’t know what caused the slide. Engineers from Coeur d’Alene and Missoula inspected the tunnel and issued an “all clear” on Thursday, according to information from Lookout Pass Ski and Recreation Area, which manages the route.

The Route of the Hiawatha will close for the season after Oct. 2.

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