Bulletin, University of Montana; Biological Series ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...getting into localities desired. Ample collections of plants were made. The trip brings back only pleasant memories of beautiful moonlight nights, camps in delightful spots, and other reminiscences of similar nature. Of course there was rain, and hail, and sleet, and slippery trail with poor footing. long and hard tramps with good load to carry, but all these are forgotten. Necessity demanded that many of the peaks and lakes be named. "Then collections are made they must be located. This will be apparent The following pages give some of the names applied and the reason for each. No excuse is ofliered for these. They are as appropriate as any, unless it be some local characteristic which would be especially noticeable. From the laboratory to the base of the mountains eastward the distance is twelve to fourteen miles. There is a good wagon road to within three miles of the base of the range, but it is a few miles farther by this road than by the trail. Starting from the top of the hill at the bend of the river north of the laboratory one may take a well worn trail through the woods to Nigger Prairie, from there following the wagon road, going either to Shultz's cabin, the end of one road, or to Rost lake, the end of another road, or to Swan lake, where the road ends in that direction. The ascent of MacDougal Peak is made from Shultz's cabin; the ascent of Silloway mountain, Craig mountain or Haystack is made from Rost lake. The mountains farther south in the range are reached from the Swan lake region. From Shultz's cabin the old Aeneas trail leads to the summit of the ridge, passing through a notch in the ridge, then to the left along the east slope in a direction northeast, and on to the South Fork of Flathead...show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236837517
  • 9781236837516