Yellowstone officials: Beartooth opening delayed

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

POSTED: 9:13 AM May 24 2013   UPDATED: 3:01 PM May 24 2013
Beartooth snow
BOZEMAN, Mont. -

Yellowstone National Park officials say Beartooth Pass will not open as scheduled Friday morning.

The pass has reportedly received significant snow and ice. Crews will not be able to open it at 9:00 a..m.

Crews have been working to clear fresh snow and ice all week, in fact the picture above was taken Monday May 20.

Park public information officer Al Nash says the road may not open at all Friday due to adverse road conditions.

Inside Yellowstone, the road between Canyon and Tower will open at noon.  Crews need to clear snow and ice on Dunraven Pass.

For updated conditions in Yellowstone National Park call 307-344-2117.