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Written by Corey
The sequoias were something that I had on my list as a must-see for this trip. But as the time got closer for us to head there, we started to check out the weather and saw cold and snow in the forecast. We talked about changing course and driving up the coast instead of going to Sequoia, but I knew I would be disappointed …
... on this trail. Then I nearly got lost.
At one point, the trail sign was confusing & I was headed up an area called "Bear Hill" when my instincts suddenly told me seeing a bear when I'm solo on the trail would not be so cool & turn around. So I did & shortly found the museum there after. Turns out, Bear Hill actually starts at the museum & leads into the trail I was on. The museum was alright, just your typical tree-hugger stuff. Ate lunch & took off ...
... in front of my parents,but adrenalin pumped efficiently through my body. "You guys almost saw your son get smashed". With no need to rest any longer we trekked on.
Several slightly ascending and descending hours later we finally made our first back-country camp, Merhten Creek 6.5 miles from where we left the car. We set up camp on flat spot holding onto the side dipping into the great valley with the sun angling towards sunset. The overlook shot out ...
... fresh nectarines, apricots, two kinds of oranges, cucumbers and ice creams for the kids. It was a perfect afternoon tea.
All the time that we were driving towards Sequoia National Park we were wondering and hoping if we would manage to get a campsite: a) in the park and b) up in the trees at high elevation. This cause was also made a little more anxious by the one hour delay that we had to endure partway through the park due to the major roadwork projects that were going on ...
... to keep my eyes out for more bears. We stumbled upon a Squatter’s Cabin and imagining taking up residence in the surreal setting. We hiked up over a ridge guessing we were at 7500 feet. We saw fire scarred trees surrounded by ferns and flowers. Informative plaques began to appear at the base of the larger trees, and we knew we must be approaching the museum. It was a great jaunt through the woods. However, I wished it had lasted longer, especially since ...