27 Mineral King Lunched in Deer Creek ravine next to Cliff Crk [Creek] at El [elevation] of 8500 ft [feet] [Tassled] pines & magnif long [ava] [avalanche] slopes Rock quartzite & nicta slate. Gl [glacial] scoring on quartz, mouton Cow bane, [castilega] honeysuckle
28 potentilla, columbine daisy ash Larkspur Aspen [veratrum] [geranium] Summit Timber Gap 9600. Fair trail down to Mineral King across broad flry [flowery] slope to Mineral King Alt [altitude] 8000? Camp 1 1/2 ms [miles] above Aug 1 Crisp exhilarating morning. roar of water scent of sage & cedar, golden [comps] bahia etc
Original journal dimensions: 7.5 x 12 cm.
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