29 aspen, tall cedars, monticola magnifica willow, larkspur Eriogonum ribis. Rock mita slate, red Trend of Can [Canyon] NW [northwest], then W. [west] [sketch: map from Camp to mineral King] Glorious sunrise, Light falling on yel [yellow] green patches of chaparral. one after another, stormy balm of Gilead.
30 Ousel [ouzel] in stream by camp. Alt [altitude] Farewell Gap 10550. Fine view to west long flry [flowery] slopes, [penstemon] common blue & toward summit the fine large mtn [mountain] [spines] pale lovely blue, flrs [flowers] as large as all the plant. Yel [yellow] Columbine with pink spurs common toward summit, -- large fields of blue lupines, Larkspur etc. eriogonum Balfour pines to summit no albicaulis, Balfour just in flower
Original journal dimensions: 7.5 x 12 cm.
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