sequoia national park – day 2

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOn the second day of our trip, we decided to take it easy and do a moderately easy hike of about 6-7 miles.  We started off our day at General Sherman and heading to the starting point of Congress Trail.

The trail is more traveled and takes hikers through a vast number of interest points mostly groups of large sequoia trees named after different positions and groups in Congress… figures! Continue reading

sequoia national park – day 1

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThis past Presidents Day weekend, we decided to head up Sequoia National Park with a couple of friends.  Only a 4.5 hour drive from the bay area, the park has some of the most amazing views of giant sequoia trees (home to the world’s largest tree) and provides plenty of great hiking trails for all levels. Continue reading