In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark
From Illinois to the Pacific
July 29 - Aug. 15, 2012

Home Prep Time Day 1, July 29 Day 2, July 30 Day 3, July 31 Day 4, Aug. 1 Day 5, Aug. 2 Day 6, Aug. 3 Day 7, Aug. 4 Day 8, Aug. 5 Day 9, Aug. 6 Day 10, Aug. 7 Day 11, Aug 8 Day 12, Aug. 9 Day 13, Aug 10 Day 14, Aug 11 Day 15, Aug 12 Day 16, Aug 13 Day 17, Aug 14 Day 18, Aug 15 Reports Final Dinner Galleries Resources Other Years Related Links


Lunch above the Yellowstone River



Dessert at Dairy Queen


 Imagine a bus load of 33 pulling into your DQ at noon. Carla  takes care of us every year.

Our only interpretive stop today was at Pompey's Pillar National Monument, where Clark signed his name on July 25, 1806. It is still there today, protected by a plastic shield and electronic sensors to detect anyone getting close.


Group at the top of a 203 step climb.


interpretation of dugout catamaran built by Clark July 21-23, 1806

1590...Day 9, Aug. 6: Medora, ND to Billings, MT  302 = 1892
 
Link to Google Route Map

Maps from Delorme TopoNorthAmerica, Delorme.com