I like to hike or backpack as often as possible. Became more active in the outdoors once I went on a snow camping trip with the Sierra Club (snowcamping.org) in 2000. The training and meeting more like minded people helped a lot. Have been an assistant leader for that chapter since 2002.
The doggie in the picture belongs to good friends. Otis was 11 lbs then, and is almost 100 lbs now. Otis does not think he is big, he still thinks he is a puppy.
Created in 1890, Sequoia National Park is home to the largest trees on earth and the tallest peak in the contiguous United States. At 404,063 acres and over 90% of designated wilderness, Sequoia... more