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Sep 20, 2012 - Lolo Hot Springs

The last time we visited this area, we passed right by Lolo Hot Springs. We both agreed if we ever got close again, we would take the time to visit. We are camping only about 25 miles from it, so today was the chosen day. :-) The only problem was a ton of smoke in the air. They are having a lot of problems in the area with wildfires. It did keep us from seeing some of the massive mountain views in the distance, but we still enjoyed the incredible drive very much. When Lewis and Clark arrived in this area in 1805, they expected to see a...

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Aug 22, 2012 - Traveler's Rest, Lolo Hot Springs

We are back on the Lewis and Clark trail, and today visited Traveler’s Rest, which is a campsite outside of Lolo, Montana, that the Corps used both on the way out and on the way back from the Pacific. The Nez Perce Indians, who were friendly, told the explorers when they camped here that they could get across the mountains and to the meadows of a river that would link to the Columbia, in five days. It took them three very hard weeks. At any rate, they almost certainly camped here almost certainly, as a button has been found linked to their...

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Jul 24, 2010 - Lolo Hot Springs, Observation run

Up early again. WTF? I thought we were going to sleep in during retirement?? Turkey and I registered for an observation run across the Lolo pass. We had to answer around 20 questions that were posted along the way at historical sites, kind of like a car rally. It took us around 4 hours for 118 mile run. When we got back, we went to Big Sky Brewery again for a few sample beers. (Each day you are allowed 4 sample beers) There, we met the CEO of the brewery (Ellen), and then some great people from Billings, Montana (Colleen, Dawn, Rick and...

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