Yosemite 3-Day Camping Tour Take the alternative backpacker bus tour to Yosemite, one of America's most beautiful National Parks. This wilderness adventure includes a day of activities in the famed Yosemite Valley. Camp in the majestic Sierra Mountains, swim at Mono Lake, and relax or hike in a sub-alpine meadow. You can even trek through 2,000-year-old giant Sequoia trees!This Yosemite camping tour leaves San Francisco in the evening, and arrives in Yosemite Valley for a cont...
"The Giant Sequoia- the most massive tree on earth, possibly the most massive living thing ever- grows from a tiny seed no bigger than a flake of oatmeal. Its remarkable journey from seed to sapling to towering Sequiadendron giganteum is an inspirational tribute to the power of small beginnings." — Seed of the Future: Yosemite and the Evolution of the National Park Idea Hand-crafted, life size replica of a giant sequoia cone, available now in the Yosemite Conservancy bookstore!
Standing Tall This Redwood (or is it a Sequoia?) has withstood the test of time. It's tall stature supporting the long (2-3k years) life. The rich colored cinnamon texture tree barks make for an interesting cladding. Walking through the trees you are left with a sense of wonderment about their staying power. . . . #redwoods #seqouia #perspective #tall # stature #survival #lessonslearnt #yosemite #stayingpower #picoftheday #pictureoftheday
Giant Sequoia. These trees grow along the Sierra Nevada Mountain range in Caifornia. They are the largest trees in the world in terms of volume. I love how in this photo the whole tree is shown WITH a person to show comparison in size =)