Highway 93

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Lost Trails Ski ResortLost Trails Ski Resort (06/02/2002) Lost Trails Ski Resort on highway 93. The resort is on the Continental Divide between Montana and Idaho.

Bitterroot ValleyBitterroot Valley (06/02/2002) Upper end of the Bitterroot Valley in Montana.

Road ConstructionRoad Construction (06/02/2002)

Paving the MountainsPaving the Mountains (06/02/2002) Paving the Mountains and making way for the suburbs to come.

Road ConstructionRoad Construction (06/02/2002) The road crews are moving mountains.

After the FiresAfter the Fires (06/02/2002) This is the second year after the 2000 fires.

Bitterroot MountainsBitterroot Mountains (06/03/2002)

Trapper PeakTrapper Peak (06/03/2002) Trapper Peak is 10157 feet high.

Trapper PeakTrapper Peak (06/03/2002)

Como SchoolComo School (06/03/2002) Como School on Highway 93.

SuperhighwaySuperhighway (06/03/2002)

Bitterroot SunBitterroot Sun (06/03/2002) Near Hamilton.

Mount BorahMount Borah (05/26/2001) This is the highest peak in Idaho

Steelhead FishermenSteelhead Fishermen (10/24/2001) Fishing for steelhead, these fishermen brave the cold autumn waters of the Salmon River, north of Salmon Idaho.

Fall RiverFall River (10/24/2001) A mix of dissiduous and evergreen trees along the bank of the Salmon River

Into the CanyonInto the Canyon (10/24/2001) About three miles south of North Fork, the Salmon River drops into a gorge. The sun picks up the color of the fall folliage.

Salmon BanksSalmon Banks (10/24/2001) The Salmon River winds through layers of volcanic rock. I like how the gentle fall folliage offsets the rugged texture of the rock. This picture is about 15 miles north of Salmon.

Pull OffPull Off (10/24/2001) A good spot to pull off U93 and enjoy the river.

A Tricky SpotA Tricky Spot (12/30/2001) The river carves its way between fallen boulders in a tricky spot on the upper Salmon.

Mountain WallsMountain Walls (12/30/2001)

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Highway 93 winds its way from Arizona, through Nevada, Idaho and Montana, and finally into Canada. Much of the route is marked as a scenic byway and provides some spectacular views Mount Borah in Idaho and the Mission Mountains in Western Montana.

Context: On the Road

Hamilton, Montana (59 pictures) in the Bitterroot Mountains of Montana

Darby, Montana. (26 pictures) Twenty Miles north of the Montana, Idaho border, Darby is a classic western town.

Salmon River (137 pictures) Going South, US93 drops into the Salmon River Valley at North Fork, Idaho--just before the Salmon turns east into the River of No Return.

Salmon, Idaho (84 pictures) The Salmon River Valley opens at the bustling western town of Salmon, Idaho

Challis, Idaho (17 pictures) From Salmon, US 93 twists its way up the scene Salmon Canyon gorge. At Challis, the Salmon River heads south to its headwaters in the Sawtooth Mountains.

Mount Borah (46 pictures) U93 follows the Big Lost River from Willow Creak Summit to Arco, giving you a spectacular view of the Lost River Range and Mount Borah, the Highest Peak in Idaho.

Salmon River Bridge (37 pictures) Island Park in Salmon, Idaho offers visitors a good place to view the river and take pictures of the historic Salmon River Bridge.

Missoula, Montana (62 pictures) U93 meets I90 at Missoula.

Twin Falls, Idaho (18 pictures) The road crosses the spectacular Perrine Memorial Bridge over the Snake River Gorge...just north of Twin Falls.

Flathead Lake (39 pictures) US 93 runs to the West of South Head Lake. This scenic drive gives you grand vistas of the Swan and Mission Mountains across the lake.

Bigfork Montana (61 pictures) You have the choice of taking 35 or 93 around Flathead Lake. Highway 35 brings you past the beautiful art city of Bigfork Montana.

Carmen, Idaho (12 pictures) Highway 93 passes Carmen Idaho just north of Salmon.

Salmon River Drive (79 pictures) The Salmon River Road continues to follow the Salmon River west of North Fork, Idaho.

North Fork, Idaho (15 pictures) Highway 93 leaves the Salmon River Valley and begins the climb to the Continental Divide along the North Fork of the Salmon River at North Fork.

Gibbonsville, Idaho (13 pictures) is on U93, a few miles south of the Montana border.

Sula, Montana (5 pictures) Sula is a small town north of the Montana border.

Stevensville, Montana (43 pictures) Stevensville, Montana is about 2 miles west of the new highway 93. Travelers looking for a quiet getaway should take the trip through the Saint Mary's Mission and Historic Fort Owens in Stevensville.


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