Creator

John Muir

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35 Tired. Anything seems easy after dragging the sled over the hummocks & crevasses. Gray Mtn [mountain] is the barest I have seen—a raw quarry with infinite abundance of loose decaying granite all falling on ready to fall [on the go] Slopes excessively steep. A few patches of epilobium make gay masses of purple. Its winged seeds try everywhere for [ ]

[sketch: 2nd Grand [Trib]; 2nd small W of 1st grand; 1st] Near 8th camp. From elevation of 2000 Width 2 ½ 1st 3 ms [miles] Looking [N] 9 W from Granite Mtn [mountain] 3 ms [miles] from Large Island.

Date Original

1890

Source

Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 13 cm.

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MuirReel28Journal03P35.tif

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Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

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Keywords

John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist

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