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" The summit of the Grand Peak, which was entirely bare of vegetation and covered with snow, now appeared at the distance of fifteen or sixteen miles from us, and as high again as what we had ascended, and would have taken a whole day's march to have arrived... "
The Rocky Mountain Directory and Colorado Gazetteer, for 1871: Comprising a ... - Page 19
1870 - 442 pages
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Annals of Iowa

Samuel Storrs Howe, Theodore Sutton Parvin, Frederick Lloyd, Sanford W. Huff, Charles Aldrich, Edgar Rubey Harlan - Iowa - 1908
...that intrepid explorer, ascended Pike 's Peak. From his own account,* "The summit of the grand peak, entirely bare of vegetation and covered with snow,...the distance of fifteen or sixteen miles from us. It was as high again as what we had ascended, and it would have taken a whole day 's march from the...
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The Mines of Colorado

Ovando James Hollister - Mines and mineral resources - 1867 - 450 pages
...summit of the grand peak, which was entirely bare of vegetation and covered with snow, appeared at a distance of fifteen or sixteen miles from us, and as high again as we had ascended." Pike measured the altitude of his peak by triangulation " on the base of a mile,"...
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Boys in the Mountains and on the Plains: Or, The Western Adventures of Tom ...

William Henry Rideing - Adventure stories - 1882 - 345 pages
...discoverer of the famous mountain which bears his name, and to which he refers, " now appeared at a distance of fifteen or sixteen miles from us, and...would have taken a whole day's march to arrive at its base, when I believe no human being could have ascended its pinicle." But Pike's is one of the easiest...
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The National Magazine, Volume 17

United States - 1893
...prospect. Pike's observation of the great mountain is given thus: "The summit of the Grand Peak which was entirely bare of vegetation and covered with snow now appeared at the distance of 15 or 16 miles from us and as high again as what we had 'ascended, and would have taken a whole days...
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The Californian, Volume 4

California - 1893
...above zero at the foot of the mountain, here fell 4 below. The summit of the Grand Peak, which was entirely bare of vegetation, and covered with snow,...fifteen or sixteen miles from us, and as high again as that we had ascended. It would have taken a whole day's march to have arrived at its base, when I believe...
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The National Magazine: (Cleveland) a Monthly Journal of American ..., Volume 17

United States - 1893
...prospect. Pike's observation of the great mountain is given thus: "The summit of the Grand Peak which was entirely bare of vegetation and covered with snow now appeared at the distance of 15 or 16 miles from us and as high again as what we had ascended, and would have taken a whole days...
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Recreation, Volume 25

George O. Shields - Sports - 1906
...above zero at the foot of the mountain, fell to 4 below zero. The summit of the Grand Peak, which was entirely bare of vegetation and covered with snow,...the distance of fifteen or sixteen miles from us. It was as high again as what we had ascended, and it would have taken a whole day's march to arrive...
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The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike: To Headwaters of the ..., Volume 2

Zebulon Montgomery Pike - Mississippi River - 1895
...zero at the foot of the mountain, here fell to 4 below zero. The summit of the Grand Peak, which was entirely bare of vegetation and covered with snow, now appeared at the distance of 15 or 16 miles from us. It was as high again as what we had ascended, and it would have taken a whole...
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The making of Colorado: a historical sketch

Eugene Parsons - 1908 - 324 pages
...foot of the mountain, here fell to four degrees below zero. The summit of the Grand Peak, which was entirely bare of vegetation and covered with snow,...ascended, and would have taken a whole day's march to have arrived at its base, whence I believe no human being could have ascended to its pinnacle. This...
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the annals of iowa

charles aldrich a.m. - 1908
...that intrepid explorer, ascended Pike 's Peak. From his own account,* "The summit of the grand peak, entirely bare of vegetation and covered with snow,...the distance of fifteen or sixteen miles from us. It was as high again as what we had ascended, and it would have taken a whole day 's march from the...
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