When We Went to the Mountains

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Published by Council for Indian Education .

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ISBN 100899924034
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Go to the mountains. I shot this photo of Lake Edison exactly three years ago today, early in the morning. This was our tenth day of a day thru-hike on the John Muir Trail, and we were taking a zero day (that’s a rest day in layman terms) at Vermilion Valley Resort.

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