As of this past Friday, the infamous Beartooth Highway is now open for the summer! Crews have been diligently working for almost the past month to get the nearly 70-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 212 open for travelers between Red Lodge, Montana, and Yellowstone National Park.

The picture map below illustrates the daunting task they face when plowing the snow so that the road can be open.

map photo courtesy of MDT.