Mountain Men

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  • Intro to paragraph, if not main group mention the main group and how it links, still relied on groups like the mountain men to allow allow them to reach their destinations.
  • Set out to the west at start of 19th century - Astor expedition discovered important trails that would enable all other groups to reach the west. Oregon trail using the south pass was a vital prerequisite to crossing the Rocky Mountains and reaching the west. If not for them would never have reached the west. For Mormons mention importance in Jim Bridger's discovery of the Great Salt Lake, a discovery vital for the survival…


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