June 12, 1891. At foot of Kings R Yo About to set out on way home. Lovely morning, the very spirit of dewy mtn freshness after the torm, white gray bosses, clds and detached wreaths and wispy drifting creeping like ghost about the fronts of cliffs calm; temp water 42, air 58; alt 4750. Sketch: Ava pk climbed by me this season a week ago. It is on divide between waters of R r and ava Hollow. Avalanche pk from n side Kings R Yo near foot of val. Grand view from summit of. Met bear there. Alt 10000.
Original journal dimensions: 9 x 15 cm.
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