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My First Summer in the Sierra

by John Muir


  1. Through the Foothills with a Flock of Sheep
  2. In Camp on the North Fork of the Merced
  3. A Bread Famine
  4. To the High Mountains
  5. The Yosemite
  6. Mount Hoffman and Lake Tenaya
  7. A Strange Experience
  8. The Mono Trail
  9. Bloody Canon and Mono Lake
  10. The Tuolumne Camp
  11. Back to the Lowlands

Liberty Cap, with Vernal and Nevada Falls
Liberty Cap, with Vernal and Nevada Falls

With Illustrations from Drawings made by the Author in 1869 and from Photographs by Herbert W. Gleason

Houghton Mifflin Company
Boston and New York

The Riverside Press Cambridge
Published June 1911

Copyright, 1911, by John Muir
All Rights Reserved

The Sierra Club of California,
Faithful Defender of
the People's Playgrounds

Illustrations in the Text


Reproduced from photographs by Herbert W. Gleason, several of which were taken while in the company of the author, who is seen in the one facing page 216.

From sketches made by the author in 1869.


The electronic text for My First Summer in the Sierra was acquired from the Library of Congress Web server under the Evolution of the Conservation Movement section of their American Memory Web site. It has been reformatted for the John Muir Exhibit.

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