John Muir



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This article consists of edited excerpts from no. 185, to which Muir adds a brief sketch of his first visit to Kings River Canyon in October, 1873, ""when autumn colors of the meadows and groves were ripe, and the rocks were bathed in the golden light of Indian summer."" After relating his circuitous route of crossing and recrossing the Sierra, he concludes: ""Thus from ridge to ridge through the glorious wilderness, from mountain to mountain, from Yosemite to Yosemite, I wandered free, making a round trip without wheels or tickets, which for grandeur and general interest cannot be surpassed in all the Sierra, or perhaps in any other mountain range in the world.""


The Traveler [San Francisco], v. 1, no. 5


p. 35

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Edited excerpts from no. 185

King's River Yosemite.



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