Every summer, Lewis & Clark Trail Adventures puts on trips with special guests who provide detailed commentary on the historical significance of the geography of the trips. These trips receive rave reviews from the participants and are always a top draw so book early.
Historical Speakers and Gourmet Cuisine
Trek across the Bitterroots in the foot steps that Lewis and Clark blazed 200 years ago. This unique Lewis and Clark Adventure will retrace the original route over the Lolo Trail on the exact dates as the Lewis & Clark expedition.
Join Christine for a 4-day trip through the white cliffs the Missouri River. Her passion for the wild outdoors and environmental education has led to work with the National Park Service. Interests in geology, birds, and backpacking have led to adventures throughout Montana’s varied landscape.
Travel with Ray Risho and his team through the White Cliffs of the Missouri River Breaks and paddle to a new culinary port at the end of each day. Afternoon lectures given by Ray on the featured cuisine of the day. Daily cooking demonstration with handout recipes
Paddle, Hike and Discover the past with Ritchie Doyle Historical Interpretive Specialist. History and sense of adventure come to life through Ritchie’s enthusiasm. Experience and learn about the Lewis & Clark expedition in way only possible by actually retracing their journey.
Cultural Tour with Clay Jenkinson on the Missouri River & Lolo Trail
July 18-27 – Paddle the Missouri River and Hike the Lolo Trail with Clay Jenkinson, Scholar, Writer, Historical Interpreter, and Creator of the Thomas Jefferson Hour. Clay Jenkinson grew up on the western plains of North Dakota, not far from Theodore Roosevelt’s badlands. He attended the University of Minnesota, Oxford University, and the University of Colorado. He was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford.
Lewis & Clark Trail Adventures provides complete outfitted services on the Missouri River & Lolo Trail. Custom tour provided by Odyssey Tours
Paddle the Wild & Scenic Upper Missouri with Stephenie Ambrose-Tubbs, celebrated author and outdoor enthusiast. Uncover the layers of history, most notably, the cross continental journey of Lewis & Clark with fellow guest who share the same quest for knowledge and adventure.
Join Ritchie on a river journey down the Salmon River – River of No Return. Ritchie has a special connection to the Salmon River Canyon, where his mother is from, Shoup, ID. Move at the river’s pace and leave the rest of the world behind.
Spend three days paddling through the wild and scenic White Cliffs section of the Upper Missouri Breaks National Monument in north-central Montana with PaleoSystems archaeologist Kevin O’Briant.