National Geographic : 1952 Oct
© National Geographic Society 4 Fording Raven Fork, Everyone Soon Got Soaked to the Knees Here thousands of acres are set aside as eternal wilderness. Streams are clear and cold, but none is lovelier or harder to follow than Raven Fork. When the hikers did not jump from rock to rock, they crawled through rhododendron jungles along the banks. 486 Kodachromes by National Geographic Photographer Robert F. Sisson 4 Lazy Hikers Hate to Leave Three Forks Pool's Campfire Breaking camp takes little time once breakfast is over. As wilderness hikers have to carry their gear, they hold everything to a minimum. Sleeping bag. soap, toothbrush, handkerchief, jackknife, flashlight, and a change of socks are all a girl needs.