73 Aug 15. Start home, Top Timber Gap 9950. Mineral King 8400 at [stnd], grand slope kept free of trees by avas [avalanches] Top Gap heavily timbered with magnifica & mtn [mountain] pine [Sketch:] Timber Gap lunch at forest of big trees, no shaft [more] slender lvs [leaves] silvery calm hushed Rubus [Wilkamis]
74 up Bear Paw meads [meadows] 8300 ft [feet] Oak here with magnifica, pretty [baby] blue-eyes. [Cheilanthes] ab [abundant], & a a lit [little] lower Pell [pellaea] ornithopus 16th. Bear Paw 8300. Crossing of N [north] branch Mid F. [Fork] 7600, Top Alta Mead [meadow] 9850. Mtn [mountain] ash, grand Daisy Meads [meadows] at Alta, some magnifica [cones] 3 in [inches] dia [diameter] now. [wings]
Original journal dimensions: 7.5 x 12 cm.
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