First glimpse of Mt. Ranier after two hours of overcast skies.
Taking a break above the snowline on the east side of Mt. Ranier--nice and cool for mid August.
Mt. Ranier after an amazing twisty ride.
Road leading through the Umitilla National Forest SE from Walla Walla Wa to Enterprise Ore.
The Wallowa Valley, traditional home of the Nez Perce.
Hills were massive to a 9 yr old who had to help string wire...
Entrance to the old homestead in NE Oregon.
More of the old ranch.
Climbing up the Klienschmidt grade after leaving Hell's Canyon.
The K grade.
Massive barn/ruin on the way to Idaho from Oregon.
Blufor (US) gaining the high ground and losing it as the Nez Perce quickly enveloped the disorganized troops when the Commander's bugler lost his bugle = loss of battle command = rout.
View of of the White Bird terrain.
The ever shrinking Nez Perce land that led to the war of 1877 and one of the most brillant executed retrogrades in military history.
Entry way to the Southern Nez Perce/Macgruder Corridor.
Men of the 7th Infantry Division surrounded and digging in after a failed attack. Same unit that recoved the bodies of the 7th Cavalry after the Little Bighorn; many thought it was going to be a repeat...some of the same errors made.
Howitzer showed up after the 7th Inf were surrounded in the trees below. Fired two shots then overrun.
Campsite east of the Big Hole Battlefield.
Somewhere near Grant MT
Standing at the claimed furtherest headwater of the Missouri that members of the Corps of Discovery discovered.
Near Tonroy. Great fireroads for dualsporting.
Camp Fortunate or Fortunate Camp.
Both parties arriving safely to Camp Fortunate.
Smoking the Cubans John brought back from Afghanistan--Thanks John!
Uli: I tried to stop him from hogging the Bannack kid's palyground, but NOOOOOOO, he had to give it a try.
I'm so excited about getting an education. Ouch, that one is so ugly that it should have been deleted.
People who are this disrupting in class MUST be detained. Off to the Bannack detention center with him (see next picture).
It seems that Ed's KLR finally got to small for him and he tried adventure mining car riding for a change.