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April 29, 2010

Paradise Glacier Ice Caves Lost

From the 1930’s through the early 1980’s Paradise Glacier’s ice caves were world famous. Today they are gone and the Big Four Glacier ice caves are more famous, though will mostly melt away this summer of 2015. In 1906 Paradise Glacier was a single glacier that extended down to an elevation of 6000-6200 feet. The image below is from the book The Mountain that was God. In the 1930’s the …