"Then comes 'Hood Rock' a single angular rock about half way to the top of the
ledge, worn out in the center, and resembling the three-cornered hood on modern ulster
Henry T. Williams 1876
"We trav. Most of the day in a Canon or narrow op'ning between 2 ranges of mts. .
. . Our place is delightful-the mts. Being in a half circle on either side &
variegated with indescribable beauty; rising in kind of majesty that could but inspire
fellings of sublimaity in a contemplative mind."
Eliza Snow September 27, 1847