May-June 1891, Trip to Kings River Image 14

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Muir, John
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
John Muir; journals; drawings; writings; travel; journaling; naturalist
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change in 3 or 4 yrs. The veg of these sandy spots spraguea gilia sedge with fine leaves like silky grass, then grasses, senecio, wythea, Manzanita, potentilla, gray gravel seen everywhere nearly. June 4.Alt cabin noon 4900. There is strong rough cascade between M_s dome and 3 hermits. It carries about as much Ho_ as Yo crk. Fine view from its talus and floodbed, grand oaks, ferns, wall flrs, rubus nut, etc. June 5.Directly opp M_s d crk is the W Sentinel crk and this also is a rough roaring one, and these two roar to each other across the valley. In the channel of the Sentinel jagged walls a fine side fall 150 ft h come in on left bank at el of 1000 ft above val A bear trail up thro’ the rocks brush; fine thickets and fringes of cherry and rubus and ribes. An ava channel in winter. Wall flr, purp penstemon. Phlox in flr, fine view of coe clustered mtn snow clad to the w of M_s D.