7 The forests are in a flower ocean. They are algae of the aerial sea & the soft waving grasses are dulse. Yosem Basin more sunful than others & all West rim was cut down & overflowed by ice from Castle Pk. Tuol Cascades a milky way [flaming] [archery] of a mile span. Set in a sky of [glassy] silvery granite mirrored. We plodded wearily on altitude [sill] reserved in the unknown hidden
8 [beyond.] [sketch: Yo Sem Crk; W Falls; Eag Pt, [7%] El Cap; gap [ ]; First [ ] [bend] in crk to NE] Alt 7350 [ ] of ice channels looking S from Point on YoSem Crk 4 m above M Trail
Original journal dimensions: 7 x 15 cm.
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
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