” The principal or highest part of the mountain having changed its direction to east and west, I ascended it in such manner as to leave its most elevated ranges to the south and travelled north west over a very rough and broken country generally covered with snow. “


” These mountains appear to be almost entirely composed of stratas of rock of various colours (mostly red) and are partially covered with a dwarfish growth of pine and cedar, which are the only species of timber to be seen. “


” The only very rugged part of the route is in crossing the Big Horn mountain, which is about 30 miles wide. “


” I had the Big Horn river explored from Wind River mountain to my place of embarkation. “



All 4 William Henry Ashley Quotes about Mountain in picture


The principal or highest part of the mountain having changed its direction to east and west, I ascended it in such manner as to leave its most elevated ranges to the south and travelled north west over a very rough and broken country generally covered with snow.
These mountains appear to be almost entirely composed of stratas of rock of various colours (mostly red) and are partially covered with a dwarfish growth of pine and cedar, which are the only species of timber to be seen.
The only very rugged part of the route is in crossing the Big Horn mountain, which is about 30 miles wide.
I had the Big Horn river explored from Wind River mountain to my place of embarkation.

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