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18. Travelers Rest

Travelers Rest: This point along the Bitterroot River south of present-day Lolo was a camp for the expedition on both legs of the trip. They rested here at the mouth of Lolo Creek in 1805 before setting out on another grueling trip, this time on the Lolo Trail. This trail through the Lolo Pass would take the Corps 11 days to cross. After a two-day rest, they set out on September 11. They had very little food with them, and game would be scarce through the pass.

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