Sequoia National Park is home to the tallest mountain in the Lower 48 and the largest tree on earth. Mount Whitney's granite peak rises 14,505 feet above sea level on the arduous High Sierra trail. General Sherman, a sequoia in the Giant Forest, is the world's most voluminous living tree specimen, standing 275 feet high with a base circumference of over 100 feet. The park also features spectacular waterfalls and more than 200 marble caves.
From the time my father introduced me to Sequoia when I was twelve, 54 years ago, I have returned over and over again to renew my spirit in this beautiful place as a young adult and then camping out in Lodgepole with my two children every year. Now my adult…
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