Raynold’s Pass - Historical Marker

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Ennis 59729,Bozeman Area

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Location: Hwy 287, south of Ennis

The low gap in the mountains on the sky line south of here is Raynolds Pass over the Continental Divide.

Jim Bridger, famous trapper and scout, guided an expedition of scientists through the pass in June of 1860. The party was led by Capt. W. F. Raynolds of the Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. They came through from the south and camped that night on the Madison River near this point. Capt. Raynolds wrote The pass is  so level that it is difficult to locate the exact point at which the waters divide. I named it Low Pass and deem it to be one of the most remarkable and important features of the topography of the Rocky Mountains.

Jim Bridger didnt savvy road maps or air route beacons but he sure knew his way around.

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