John Muir


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rain and cld and misty vapor. We had intended to attempt the crossing of Roaring River wh is divided into three streams on a long talus, but now our packer had enough of water and would try and carried over 3 log bridges, and a large fire built, while I hastened on 4 ms further to send up Mr. Fox with an animal to bring the baggage down to the lower end of the val where on account of the storm we were glad to stay for the night. Here at 3 P.M. we arrived, wet, weary and excited, but not injured. June 11, 12 M. Showery after bath in the river. The taluses of Ava Can and Roaring Can W of M D meet each other, and the river pours and breaks white across their ends, making descent of about 100 ft. Then follows a pleasant park between W most of 7 gables and rock between M D and 3 Hermits, a heavy broad mass of term or matter broken through by river. Islands dense wooded in river below grand rapids mentioned above. Small mead W of Mor.

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