The view (IV) / The hanging rock at Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park

 Galen Clark, first guardian of Yosemite Park, standing on Overhanging Rock, Glacier Point                                             Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park, 1901   
Glacier Point is a viewpoint above Yosemite Valley, in California, USA. It is located on the south wall of Yosemite Valley at an elevation of 7,214 feet (2,199 m), 3,200 feet (980 m) above Curry Village.
< Theodore Roo­sevelt (left) and John Muir on Glac­ier Point in Yosemite National Park, 1906

“The sun shines not on us but in us. The rivers flow not past, but through us. Thrilling, tingling, vibrating every fiber and cell of the substance of our bodies, making them glide and sing. The trees wave and the flowers bloom in our bodies as well as our souls, and every bird song, wind song, and tremendous storm song of the rocks in the heart of the mountains is our song, our very own, and sings our love.”

John Muir, Mountain Thoughts


* written by Muir during the 1870s, were collected by Linnie Marsh Wolfe and published in John of the Mountains (1938)

 Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, 1902                                                 Dancing ladies on overhanging rock, Glacier Point, Yosemite, 1890s;
Perhaps the most famous hanging rock photo)

Tourists at Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, 1902
Tourists at Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, 1902

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