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... now extinct Dry Falls, and set up camp in the park at the base.
This chapter is about to get a bit educational so, unless your a geography nerd like me, you might like to skip straight to the pictures. The figures that accompany the Missoula Floods are mind blowing:
*There is evidence that Lake Missoula burst it's banks at least 25 times
*The largest discharge was estimated to be upwards of 10 ...
... we wanted to, we could walk back to the bridge and she would then add those extra miles on towards our trip to Waterville tonight. We were a little conflicted, as the sun had already come up and the day's heat could already be felt, but in the end we agreed and walked all the way down again.
It was by then around 7:30am and time for some breakfast. We found a delightful place to eat called STEAMBOAT ROCK RESTAURANT - owned ...
... br> Plus I am reading Winterkill by Craig Leslie - about the Native Americans in that area esp Nez Perez. I got to see the Chief Joseph Monument. I guess my perspective was a tad slanted .
But I did find a sweet camp site just outside ...
... to a smoke jumpers base. We had read that they have a visitor center and free tours. My Dad had read (and shared with us) several books about different fires around the country and in doing so, talked a lot about smoke jumpers and also the Mann Gulch Fire. So, with a bit of prior knowledge, we were excited to do the tour and learn a bit more. We had great views and lots of beautiful scenery through Montana on our way to Missoula!
... setting. There were large signs about downtown development so seems like it is an ongoing project to improve the area. The attendance was great so the weekly event seems to be successful for them.
After we rode the carousel we looked around the gift shop and saw a room that was for repair and maintenance of the horses. A list of volunteers included John Thompson so I tried calling him but got no answer and there was no voicemail. Darn...would have ...