Cedar Grove Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
... and it was 64 degrees. We then went down to 3000 feet and the temperature was 90. It had not been that cool on this trip during the day. There was a storm that came through that dropped the temperature significantly. You can see we were wearing hoodies in some of the pictures.
We then left the area and headed toward Los Angeles. It was about a 3 ...
... und unvergessliches Erlebnis diese Tiere in freier Wildbahn so hautnah erleben zu können.
Out of the heat of Death Valley we went further to Sequoia National Park on over 2000 m height to get some fresh mountain air again and nice temperatures from 25-33 °C depending on the height. Here we could observe the "Giant Trees", coyotes, Californian deer, and black bears. Here everything is bit bigger than normal, as you can see on ...
... 19 year old taking a break from going to UT in Austin texas.
We all only went about 14 miles that day because we found 3 more hikers with a warm fire blazing warmth through the rain.
I had left Kennedy meadows with 13 days of food on my back. I was hoping it would be enough to get me 200 miles to Mammoth Lakes plus a 17 mile side trip up Whitney( the tallest mountain in the lower 48). It was at least 25 pounds of food but I wasn't sure that it was going to be enough ...
... the process. The main reason most Sequoia trees die is because they fall over. Their root system is shallow with no main taproot, so strong winds can topple them. If they make it to be 100 years old, they are almost indestructible.
Over the years, the Park Service has named some of the largest trees. The General Sherman tree is estimated to be over 2200 years old. It's largest branch is ...
... the chapstick and baby wipes that it would throw any bear of his scent tracking and he'd turn and run away. I also decided that every sound I heard would be "the wind" and went to sleep without fear.
Fear is something I dealt with on this trip. Walking alone, coming toward dark, no map, no idea where I was going, or how much further I had to go....in bear country and marveling at the fact that I was ok in the midst of it was a wonder to me. So ...