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Worst Winter Road In America – Who Named Our Snow Chi Minh Trail? 


December 15, 2022

“Dear God, please help us get through this awful mess of a highway. If you get us through safely, so help me, we will never do anything bad again.” 

Prayers like the above and many more variants emanate from folks in a long line of cars stranded in blizzards on a horrible stretch of winter highway called the Snow Chi Minh Trail along Interstate 80. 

Like so many Wyomingites, our family has been there so many times.  

This area is commonly referred to in the last four decades as the “Snow Chi Minh Trail.”  Where did that name come from? 

My generation knew about the Ho Chi Min...

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