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Lillian Gest: Journal, 1925

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21. Southern River 22 Rocky River 23 24 - 25 [Osborne?] Pass 26 Maligne River 27 Jasper 28. Train to Mt Robson horses to Pass 27.30 Robson Pass 31 Jasper Aug 1. Athabaska Falls 2 [Mt.?] Hardisty 3&4 Maligne Lake. 5. " River. 6 [illegible] Creek 7&8 Jonas Shoulder

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9. Brayeau River 10+11 Willcox Glacier 12. Sask Glacier 13 14 15 16 Castleguard 17. Canyon on [West Branch?] 18. Indian camp [U. Fork?] 19. 20 Forks of Sask R. 21 Waterfowl Lakes 22+23 Bow Pass 24 [.olar?] Creek 25+6 Pipestone 27. Lake Louise

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Diary Summer of 1925. June 29. Left New York on 9:45 pm train E.S.T. Party is Caroline [Hurr..a.?] Dorothy Bustard Madeline Spafford Mary Morse Margarite [Schnell.......?] 30th Montreal for breakfast. Hotel Windsor Shopped + went Sightseeing. Left on 6:45 train ES.T. Trans Canada July 1st En route 2nd En route 3rd Arrived at Lake Louise

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1:25 pm. [Caitrarine?] Aiken Barbara Aiken Hope Richmond Florence [Bartle.t?]

3rd Met [Jim?] + drove in car to outfit on Banff Louise Rd + trail up Baker Creek. Rode few miles up Creek Camped on bluff above Creek looking towards Mts. Ride was thru {above the line: 'small'} pine trees along dusty trail on side of bluff

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overlooking creek Outfile are Jim [Boyce?] Bert [M?]ickel cook Johnny [M?]uska Charlie Hunter Frank Bennet Bouar Ward 4th Start 10 oclock. Rode up Baker Creek til 12 when we lunched near little stream. Rode over pass + camped beyond on side of hill. Tent above cook tent below. Little stream coming down from snow in cirque up mt to left Arrived 2 oclock. Climbed shoulder to left of camp

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with Tommy. C.H., M.S., C.A. M.S; H.R. Stayed up [from ..ay?] Pack train arrived 6 pm after several horses bucking off their packs. Tea + fire then supper + camp fire up near tents. C.H. went off [...es?] on trip; not hurt but stunned; Rubbed her with Sloan's. Stayed up till after 11 by fire with C.H + M.S. {above the line: 'Sun.'} July 5 Layover at Baker Pass. Hot cakes for breakfast. Fuss around + write diary In afternoon ride to Baker Lake. Climb

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mt. from Pass with Caroline, Caty, + Charlie. Fish at Lake trying new rod which I got at Montreal. Goat was on mountain above us. We rolled lot of rocks off. Some went Swimming in lake [dash?] shallow + not so cold. Home late for supper. {above line: 'Mon.'} July 6. Rain most of morning clearing in aft. Took [.....?] then climbed to Madelaine Rock on mt west of camp with Caroline, Madelaine Marguerite + Jim. Sheep above us moving on

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ahead of us. [Po?sty] started on trip but went back. Getting lots of flowers + listing them in book. Got home just before rain. Sat in tepee {above line: 'Tues'} 7th Woke up with snow Sat before fire all morning waiting for sun to come out. Cards + loaf all morning Baseball in afternoon + Pass the [Harp?] in eve. {above the line: 'Wed'} 8 Early start at 10. Rode till 12. Lunch on Big Pipestone. {inserted dash} [Ouber?] Jim's dog jumps

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on porcupine {dash} a million quills in his mouth + on his body. Decorate my hat when Jim pulls them out. Get in camp on {undeline} Pipestone at 3 or after Simpson Party camped across stream. Arnold + Ernie, last year's guides with them + Climb thru [trailers?] to Lake above to swim. Awful climb Louise + Mary + I together. C.H. Caty + Mary S. ahead. Soup for dinner tasted mighty good. Fish after dinner Catching 5. C.H. 5

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for two weeks with Wiffie Lewis + starts Sunday

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