A visit to General Sherman Tree, Moro Rock, General Grant Tree and Kings Canyon

The General Sherman Tree is a big sequoia tree in the Giant Forest of the Sequoia National Park. By volume, it is the largest known living single stem tree on Earth. His height is almost 84 metres the estimated bole volume of 1,487 cubic metres and an estimated age of 2,300 - 2,700 years. Guess we will find out for sure when the tree dies one fine day and the rings can be counted.The General Sherman Tree has a own page at the web…

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Trip to the Sequoia National Park

The Redwood trees of Sequoia National Park was something i wanted to see since a very long time. When i did a lot of the national parks in the US a long long time ago i did miss this one. Now i had more luck as Irenie had planned a camping trip with a friend for quite some time. There where some fires in other places so she decided to go to Sequoia. Irenie did pack a lot of camping gear, Scott and me…

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