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On the Missouri River
July 27-30, 2015
Lewis & Clark Trail Adventures

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 • Featured Ports: North Africa, Italy and the Aegean. 

Experience daily docent-led hikes & the thrill of discovery. Unique geology, wildlife, Native American culture, early explorers and the pioneers that followed. The landscape has changed little since Lewis & Clark passed through the Upper Missouri in the spring of 1805. River travelers today can appreciate the words of Meriwether Lewis when he wrote of the endless “seens of visionary 

Enjoy paddling the gentle and meandering current through Eagle sandstone and igneous rock formations. In addition to Ray’s demonstrations and amazing cuisine, you will have plenty of opportunities for on-shore exploration, excellent hiking opportunities and cottonwood groves for a shady place to relax. Some highlights include Native American teepee rings, petroglyphs, Neat Coulee slot canyons, plant identification, wildlife viewing and USGS markers for L&C campsites. 

What to expect: Our trips include quality camping equipment, experienced & enthusiastic guides. Good physical condition is important and the willingness to accept whatever the trail may bring. Participants paddle their own tandem canoes, we have a gear boat for support. Upon booking we will supply a complete confirmation packet, gear list and other recommendations. 

Ray Risho, founder of the celebrated Perugia Restaurant in Missoula, Montana, chef and independent scholar, has spent a lifetime of travel studying global cuisine. Besides Europe and Asia, Ray has traveled extensively in the Middle East. He teaches a course at the University of Montana’s, Osher Life Long Learning Institute titled: “Cuisine Artistry: The Global Kitchen.” Ray has presented numerous, popular teaching-dinners featuring classic menus from around the world, and frequently gives workshops and cooking demonstrations on global cuisine. In 2008 the Missoula Cultural Council awarded Ray and his wife Susie the 2008 Cultural Achievement Award for supporting the arts and enhancing the quality of life in Missoula. 

Price: $1145 per person
Call NOW to buy tickets!
1-800-366-6246 • 406-728-7609
912 E. Broadway Missoula, MT

 Leading trips in Montana & Idaho since 1989, Lewis & Clark Trail Adventures is a licensed service partner with the Bureau of Land Management.