Montecito Sequoia Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
... chipmunks, lizards, yellow-bellied marmots, and six black bears (4 adults and 3 cubs). And to top it off, Esme got her 12th junior ranger badge! Her others are from: Wright Brothers Memorial, Big Cypress, Carlsbad Caverns, White Sands, Saguaro, Petrified Forest, Mesa Verde, Glen Canyon, Grand Canyon, Joshua Tree, and Cabrillo National Monument. It was a great day! ...
When we 1st suggested to Justin that we could meet for a few days of backpacking we left the options open. We didn't have any set agenda, only that we’d backpack or hike over his birthday.
Because there are younger kids here he decided that we’d start with a short hike one day, a longer hike the following day and then 2-overnighters. The shorter hike was yesterday. We walked to the Roaring River Falls. Unfortunately, the hike to ...
... was an interesting crossroad in the sky. There were day hikers who were blazing up from Lone Pine to summit in one day. There were people who had camped half way up from Lone Pine and then summit and return down. There were through hikers, like Craig who were finishing up their whole JMT trek with a summit and then exiting. There was a young gal ranger who showed some concern for me (fetal position may have been alarming) but gave me a thumbs up for knowing ...
... night's internal struggles, I was able to wake up, pack up and add a little warm water to my Chicken and Rice Dinner from last night in an effort to make less to carry the rest of the hike with me. It lacked a little...everything, and I didn't make much progress with it. My bear canister is stuffed and since I don't feel like eating, I am sure I will be carrying as much food home as I brought with me. (*check photo of canister contents post hike) I moved some ...
Left the south fork of the Kern river this morning and began phase one of the Darwin plan. Our friend Darwin told us his campsite strategy to get to and up Whitney. Tonight was the first part of that plan taking us to the lovely confidence inspiring Death Canyon. See what happens when you don't plan your own camps? You end up in Death Canyon. But at least we weren't alone. Strength in ...