Alt [Altitude] Union Pt 2250 Paregoy 3100 Clarks 2400 Shoulder or Base of Sentinel Dome 3800 Bottom Basin of Bridal Veil 2800
1-12 Excursion to Lyell Ex 12-21 Trees 22 Tenaya Fall
June 1st set out for Mt. Lyell via Ind Can [Indian Canyon] Patches of snow in Ind Can [Indian Canyon] forest Deep snow on way to Lake [Tenaya] about average in back of ridges of 4 ft. buttercups everywhere, small [diletrya] Veratrum send up large buds Vaccinium purple buds [coloring] the ground with innumerable buds at Lake Ten [Tenaya] Snow bosses of Hoff [Mt Hoffman] on one side—of Col pk [Columbia Peak] on other Waked in night by lapping of waves joyous sounds of birds, Jay, woodpecker, arctic bluebird Chickadee Wood ducks Mallards Pines & firs like goldenrods Lake half frozen Noble Matter [horn] mtn [mountain] blue like gl [glacial] shadows Bosses of granite bare streaked with snow
Original journal dimensions: 10 x 16.5 cm.
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