Don’t miss the Camp Henry Mountain Man Rendezvous June 9-11 near Ashton, Idaho. It is less than a one hour drive from Rexburg, Idaho. Here is a link with directions and information: http://forthenrybuckskinners.org/aboutus.aspx
This rendezvous is a great place to capture photos of authentic old west characters shooting black powder rifles, making baskets, practicing hatchet throws, and just living the good mountain man life! Plus, you can buy old trading beads, leather goods, jewelry, dolls, knives, baskets, crafts, gemstones, rocks, clothes, flutes, food and much more!
Our good friends, Brad and Maija-Liisa Adams showed us around last summer and we had a blast! Maija-Liisa grew up on the property of this Famous Camp Henry site, and now mountain men, women, and children come from all over to commemorate the rich history of this spot, nestled in farmlands with a gorgeous view of the Tetons.
Here is a link to the map: http://forthenrybuckskinners.org/MaptoCampHenry.aspx
Or, you may prefer these written directions:
Take Highway 20 past St. Anthony, continue on past Chester, and the highway goes from 4 lanes to 2. After that you’ll pass Sunrise? Cafe on the right. Take the very next R before the large “Loosli” potato cellar on your right and cross over the RR tracks. You should see a Mountain Man sign at this point just before you turn. Continue until this “shortcut” road becomes to a T. Turn R onto Hwy 32 and within a mile you’ll cross over Fall River. Stay on Hwy 32 past Drummond, which you’ll see a Bar which used to be the General Store and a few homes/buildings on the L. Continue on Hwy 32 uphill and follow the long winding 32 as it gradually climbs and weaves for about 3 more miles and the Tetons come into view. As you head down a bigger hill, you’ll notice on descent a large, “Pillsbury Mill’s” grain elevator just before the road veers R again. There is a Left turn with mail boxes on the left just before. There should be a Mountain Man sign there too. Take that gravel road all the way down the big hill about 1.5 miles down to Conant Creek. Turn Left just after the corrals and into the “modern camp” side. You’ll park and cross the creek over a walking bridge into the primitive camp. The first booth on the L is where you can pick up a schedule of events.