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Title
Looking towards Devils Crags from Palisade Creek
Date Created and/or Issued
1925
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Plates in: Souvenir of the 1925 outing of the Sierra Club, page 17.
Shows hikers, trail, forested hillside, mountains rising in background.
2009-1817.
Beginning in 1901, the Sierra Club held an annual outing into the Sierras, eventually known as the High Trip. Up until 1930, outings led by William Colby. In 1925, 190 hikers trailed by some 150 pack animals and cooks, hiked into that portion of Sierra Nevada mountains forming watershed of the Kings and San Joaquin Rivers. Hikers broke into small groups, exploring various different trails – album follows one small group from the beginning in Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park to its end at Camp 63 (California Edison Company) in Kings Canyon National Park.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.
Language
English
Subject
Sierra Club
Backpacking--California--Kings Canyon National Park
Mountains--California--Kings Canyon National Park
National parks & reserves--Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)--Photographs
Photographs--Photographs
Kings Canyon National Park (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photograh albums
Place
California
Kings Canyon National Park
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Kings Canyon National Park (Calif.)

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