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Lewis and Clark Lolo Trail Bike Trip

Idaho

Trip Location Start | End: Missoula, MT

LEWIS AND CLARK LOLO TRAIL BIKE TRIP | IDAHO, MONTANA

On September 14, 1805 Lewis and Clark reached the Bitterroot Mountains west of Lolo Pass on the border of what is now Montana and Idaho.

Up until this time, most of their journey had been on the Missouri River and they were anxious to get through the mountains and on to the Columbia River before the winter. The going was rough and on September 15th Captain William Clark wrote, "From this mountain I could observe high rugged mountains in every direction as far as I could see." If their courage was ever daunted, it might have been here.

In the 1930s a road was built through the region where Lewis and Clark traveled and signs were erected at many of their camps. Our mountain bike trip takes us through this remote country, much of which is little changed since their visit 200 years ago. The doubletrack road rolls along the ridge top constantly climbing or descending. The riding is fun and non-technical, climbs provide a good challenge each day and there are many points of interest along the way. Each night we will read a portion of Lewis and Clark's journals and present a variety of interpretive programs created to help us understand all about this famous journey.

Need more details? Give us a call at 435-259-8732. We'll help answer all your questions about this spectacular guided trip. This Lewis and Clark tour is an intermediate 5-day guided mountain bike trip in Idaho.

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ABILITY LEVEL

Physical Ability
Technical Ability

TRIP DURATION 5 DAYS.

PRIME SEASON July - August

PRICE $1,295 pp

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LOLO TRAIL

BIKE TRIP TESTIMONAILS

“The trip was one of the most incredible experiences of my life... the scenery, the views, the guides, and the food! I loved how great the meals were!!! The guides were unbelievable cooks! After biking all day, to be able to sit down and eat a great meal & drink a beer ...man, it was great!”
–Gary
“I was worried riding and camping with a group... could I keep up?... would I "fit in"? I was able to keep up and push myself and was challenged by the terrain, I loved it! The group was great I had nothing to worry about, everyone was friendly and supportive.”
– Robin
“I had been to Canyonlands two years prior so knew scenery was outstanding but it takes on even more magnificence when seen from seat of bike. The guides were awesome and supportive. Food was better than in most restaurants and more than you could eat.”
– Michael
“Great salads at lunch, a lot of variety, they guides had food specially prepared for those of us with food issues. Plus, they set up our chairs in the best spots!”
– Teri
“Your guides are your ambassadors, they are fun, energetic and very knowledgeable. I would not do anything different.”
– Paul
“The food was fantastic! I didn't expect such meals. The guides were so friendly, helpful, and entertaining. They really worked well together. Also, they made sure that everyone in their various skill levels enjoyed the rides and that there was enough for everyone.”
– Nicole
“The guides made the trip totally beyond awesome. They were fun, the food was WAY better than I expected, the rides could be were tailored, guiding was superb, trails were a blast, our campsite was sweet. I have zero complaints.”
– Wendy
“To begin with the landscape and scenery was majestic and awesome. The guides were all instrumental in enhancing the experience with their knowledge, skills, and out of the goodness of their character.”
– Edward
“Food was WAY better than I expected. I like to eat healthy and was worried about "camping food." The guides prepared amazing food. The trip was a blast in general with gorgeous scenery and good campsites. Guides were very friendly, patient and helpful”
– Erika
“Very accommodating of me being vegan, very cheerful and nice.”
– Jason
“I was tired at the end of each day and to have everything taken care of as far as dinner and cleanup, it was so nice to have that not be my issue. The guides were amazing, simply amazing....the food was always excellent, their personalities are different but blended with everyone perfectly!”
– Pam
“Warmth, humor, seriously good people skills,professionalism, competence. They execute their very serious responsibilities with confidence-inspiring grace.”
– David
“This was our 3rd trip with Western Spirit, so we knew what to expect from the guides and the support they'd provide. The trip itself was spectacular - the scenery was unbeatable and the weather was perfect.”
– Jennifer
“It's been a long time since I've been on any organized event and this one was simply amazing. My skill and fitness level were not up to those as others in the group but never once did I feel intimidated...”
– Nick
“Normally I do self supported but having someone else make excellent food makes me want to do it again”
– Christl

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