[Louie Strentzel Muir]
to see the River come roaring over the rocks and to see the s[illegible]ery, snowy cliffs up above Hetch Hetchy Valley is covered with deer tracks and there are also lots of coyotes and wild cats which we heard every night but did not see. On the way up [illegible]ll two of the boys who were ahead of the rest of the party saw a small brown bear. the boys were very glad to see it but the poor bear seemed dreadfully frightened and ran down over the rocky cliff before we had a chance to see it, so we had to be satisfied with looking at its tracks.[If?] you ever hear that college people are [not?] adaptable to practical work, dont you [believe?] it for the representatives of both Berkeley and Stanford here present have in the last week and a half done a very great variety of practical work and succeeded quite as well as most [inexperienced?] people though we have had some funny and unexpected experiences. The packer that was to go with us to Hetch, Hetchy, refused at the last moment to go and would not even wait to put the packs on here, he brought a rather queer looking09189
 May 28
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