Lemhi Mountains (04/09/2002) I believe the larger peak is Flatiron Peak which is 11019 Feet.
Rock Formation (04/09/2002) I've never been sure what to make of this dramatic rock outcropping on Highway 28.
Lemhi River (04/09/2002) Highway 28 follows the Lemhi River
Lemhi (04/09/2002) Mormon missionaries were some of the first white settlers in the valley. They converted Sacajawea's tribe to Mormonism. "Lemhi" was a character in the Book of Mormon. It is the name of the Lemhi mountains, river and tribe.
MacDonald s Battle (04/09/2002) In 1823, there was a battle in the Lemhi valley between Finnen MacDonald and the Black Feet.
Burning Ditches (04/09/2002) The local farmers were burning ditches in early April.
Lemhi River (04/09/2002) Highway 28 follows the Lemhi River, which flows into the Salmon River south of Salmon Idaho.
Bitterroot Mountains (04/09/2002) These peaks of the Bitterroot Mountains were the main reason that Lewis and Clark had dropped so far south in seeking their cross continental route. They crossed the Bitterroot again after they learn the Salmon was not navigatable.
Highway 28 is the main escape route from Salmon, Idaho.. The Road follows the Lemhi River over Gilmore Summit (, then follows Birch Creek into the Snake River Planes where it intersects Highway 33 outside of Mud Lake, Idaho. From Mud Lake you can drive east the I15 and Idaho Falls.