Thursday, June 15, 2006

More on "The Smoking Place", Lolo Trail, Bitterroot Mountains, Idaho

From a Time Magazine article about Lewis and Clark [Click here for full article]

Today the view is still as breathtaking — little has changed here in 200 years, except the cairns. Last August vandals threw half the rocks from the three 4-ft.-high cairns down the mountainside. Fairchild found the damage on a trek with eight clients, and they spent time retrieving some of the stones and rebuilding the cairns. "What type of person would do this? Search me," he says.

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