June 28, 1805
The last dugout canoe and remaining cargo are hauled up the steep hill above Lower Portage Camp. They continue over the plains 6 miles and camp at present Box Elder Creek. At Upper Portage Camp, the men work on the iron boat.
we Set out with the remaining canoe and baggage took it to the top of the hill three miles.
June 28, 1806
After gathering stray horses, the Expedition continues along dividing ridges on the Lolo trail. They are guided along a different route than the one they used last fall. They stop after making 13 miles where there is grass for the horses.
our guides took us on a ridge different from that we went last fall, but a better way. about one oClock we halted on the top of a bald mountain on the South Side of which our horses git tollarable feed.