Muir and Mount Shasta:

SNOW-STORM ON MOUNT SHASTA

JOHN MUIR (1877)

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At four in the afternoon we reached Strawberry Valley, and went to bed. Next morning we seemed to have risen from the dead. My bedroom was flooded with living sunshine, and from the window I saw the great white Shasta cone wearing its clouds and forests, and holding them loftily in the sky. How fresh and sunful and new-born our beautiful world appeared! Sisson’s children came in with wild flowers and covered my bed, and the sufferings of our long freezing storm period on the mountain.

Mount Shasta stands above a blanket of Fog covering the Sacramento River monday morning.

 

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