rain, hail and snow as we cross high mountains

we purchase a unique hat from the indians

" a cloudy day in the Valies it rained and hailed on the top of the mountains Some Snow fell we Set out early and Crossed a high mountn on the right of the Creek for 6 miles to the forks of Glade Creek ...at a place the Tushepaws or Flat head Indians have made 2 wears across to Catch Sammom and have but latterly left the place I could see no (Signs of) fish, and the grass entirely eaten out by the horses, we proceeded on 2 miles & Encamped opposite a Small Island * ...here we wer compelled to kill a Colt for our men & Selves to eat for the what on meat & we named the South fork Colt killed Creek ... The Mountains which we passed to day much worst than yesterday..."

*Lochsa River, near Powell Ranger Station, in Idaho County


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