• Central California,  Sequoia and Kings National Park,  Trip Report

    Trip Report and Guide – Sequoia and Kings National Park

    Trip Report and Guide – Sequoia and Kings National Park May 2018 30 second review: The weather did not cooperate with us so we had to leave early. But from the little we saw this is a definite alternative to the overcrowded Yosemite Valley. There are also the opportunities to do a bit of off-roading to get even further away from crowds with the same Sierra Nevada setting. Fees: Park entrance fee is $25; or you can get an Annual Pass for $80. Campgrounds within the park vary by location but are generally $18-$22 per night. Alternatively, you can camp off the many nearby National Forest Roads. Amenities: There are 5…

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    Central California,  Trip Report

    Trip Report – Big Sur and Prewitt Ridge April 2015

    Trip Report – Big Sur and Prewitt Ridge April 2015   30 2 second review: Just incredible.   Fees: None. Amenities: None. You’re going to need your own water, fuel, and dig or bring your own toilet. Offroad Difficulty: 1/5 – You don’t need much to get out here – you’ll just be more comfortable with a high clearance vehicle. Kid Friendliness: We’re heading back this summer so keep an eye out for that post. I’m thinking there will be plenty of plants and trees to inspect as well as large meadowy areas where Ava can explore. GPS Data:  This trip was a few years ago but it was the first my wife and I…