Montecito Sequoia Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Montecito Sequoia Lodge Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
Travel Blogs from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
Our day at Montecito lodge was snow packed excitement. It dawned a beautiful sunny day with a fresh dump of snow overnight - not so big that we had trouble with pathways. The boys have decided that when there is a buffet for breakfast, endless bacon is the way to go. They concede some fresh fruit and there always seems to be cut fresh melon - all …
We left the desert with T-shirts and shorts for another road trip to Kings Canyon. This was our longest day of driving and again took us through some amazing countryside. It seems every hour or so you transition to a different landscape with different trees, plants, rocks and views. Our GPS for some reason took us the scenic route which was …
... warm, and Turner and I figured we would be okay without turning on the heat in the RV. Well, by 1:30 in the morning, after waking several times to put on more clothes, I woke to a cry from my darling boy - "Mommy, I miss Grandma and Papa and I am really cold." I then realized EC was awake too and cold so we all bundled into the bed together and snuggled as much as we could. Smart people might have gotten up to turn on the ...
... We were explained that sequoias may lose their balance for one or more reasons: road building, underground pipes, root fungi damaging the roots, increasing soil moisture, heavy snows or high winds. All these factors may cause a tree to lean. Then, gravity and the great mass of trunk eventually bring the tree down.
The last couple of trees that called our attention were “Tough Twins”. This pair of trees provides evidence that fire plays a natural ...
... brush my teeth, but my stuff is in my bear canister and I don't want to go out and get it. Last night I picked my teeth clean with a cable tie. I'm doing that again tonight. Tomorrow I'll enjoy a toilet, a shower, hopefully a bath and a frightening look in a mirror. Weirder by the day.
Guitar Lake to Outpost Camp
2.7 miles to trail junction, 1.9 to summit (14,495 ft)
Trail crest is at 13,600 feet
Miles from trail crest to Outpost Camp 5.1