The moon is [doing] [ ] in whiting the pks [peaks], with a pearly [luster] as if each mtn [mountain] contained a moon
have leveled a little spot on mtn side for napping upon by fireside.
Alt [Altitude] of camp 11,500 ft [feet] & blanketless!
Oct- 12. Set out early for Mt. Tyndall. reach summit about 9 o clock A.M. Grand views in valley of Kern & Greenhorn mtns [mountains] & N [north] & S [south] along axis of range & out over the Great Basin. Inyo Range etc.
Descend & push back to
[sketch: View of Greenhorn mtns [mountains] from Mt Whtney?]
main camp arrive about noon find Billy & Dr. Kellogg gone tho [though] they promised to wait 3 days for me. Left me neither horse nor provisions. Pushed on after [ ] following tracks on [ ] trail through Kearsarge
Original journal dimensions: 8 x 12 cm.
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