Green Lake in the Wind River Range, in eastern Wyoming.
The vanguard of the now famed fur
trade, made economically viable by the popularity of beaver felt
hats on the streets of London and Paris, has now reached country
that will become very familiar to them over the next twenty
Jedediah Smith, Jim Bridger, and
Thomas Fitzpatrick winter in the Wind River region, north of the
Laramie River country.