The Wild Muir: Twenty-two of John Muir's Greatest Adventures - Chapter 21, A Sled Trip on Muir Glacier, Chapter 22, Nearly Crushed by an Iceberg Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 23 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Wild Muir.
This section contains 639 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Wild Muir: Twenty-two of John Muir's Greatest Adventures Study Guide

Chapter 21, A Sled Trip on Muir Glacier, Chapter 22, Nearly Crushed by an Iceberg Summary and Analysis

In 1890, Muir is fifty-two years old and has spent the last ten years raising a family and running a fruit farm in Martinez, California. He finally has raised the funds to keep his family comfortable and this permits him to write a series of articles that defend the creation of Yosemite National Park. All of his future articles are drawn from his journals, one of which records his discovery of Glacier Bay in 1880. Bad weather prevents him from exploring the Muir Glacier.

Muir's trip begins on July 11th as he makes his way to Nunatak Island. On July 13th, the mountain trip begins with sled and pack in hand. Muir then describes local flora and views the...

(read more from the Chapter 21, A Sled Trip on Muir Glacier, Chapter 22, Nearly Crushed by an Iceberg Summary)

This section contains 639 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Wild Muir: Twenty-two of John Muir's Greatest Adventures Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Wild Muir: Twenty-two of John Muir's Greatest Adventures from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.