21 Saw 4 [more] ptar [ptarmigans] on way home [they] [have] harsh note [when] alarmed Crack cruck crack with the r rolled & prolonged. Saw fresh & old goat tracks also one of the bones of one that suggests wolves. In coming down slipped on very
steep snow & lost control of myself for a moment came to rest in some slate piles. Not a scratch. Just as I got up I heard a loud croak which startled me seemed as if some one had seen me fall & [was] laughing [scornfully] at
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