John Muir



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Besides describing the various trails to the gold fields and their current conditions, Muir offers many practical suggestions on what to take and what not to take. His advice and directions for bread-making were considered important by the editor, for they are reprinted in large type in a framed inset with the title ""How the Prospector Should Make His Bread.""


The [San Francisco] Examiner, Oct. 1, 1897


p. 3, cols. 3-7

Trails of the Gold Hunters in Northern Seas and on Mountain Passes. Five Passes to the Yukon Gold Fields. John Muir's Letter on the Condition of the Trails. The Best Route Next Spring Will Be by the Way of Dyea. Skagway Pronounced the Worst, in Spite of Attempted Road-Building. Bread for Prospectors. As Well Take Drugs to Heaven as Medicines to Alaska, Says the Experienced Traveler.



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