Rob of the REDWOODS – Return to the KINGS

Rob of the Redwoods

My ongoing adventures in forest and wildland protection, conservation, advocacy, restoration, recreation, and reconnection, in the redwoods, and beyond.

Rob is originally from Utica, Ny. He has a MS from Syracuse University. He now calls Arcata, Ca his home.  He is a California Forest and Wildlife Advocate.

” I have places to go and a forest to keep, and miles to go before I sleep ”

Return to the Kings

“In the vast Sierra wilderness far to the southward of the famous Yosemite Valley, there is a yet grander valley of the same kind.”–John Muir, writing of Kings Canyon National Park, in, A Rival to Yosemite.

There are three things I should absolutely know by now: always listen to the mountains instead of listening to people, the mountain passes always have lessons to teach, and never, ever, underestimate a mountain. The mountains were calling me, that was clear; the mountains of Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park, the lesser known wonder as compared to its sister to the north, Yosemite National Park, but in many respects equally, if not more so, magnificent and sublime.

 

The next morning  (to continue reading click or tap-HERE)

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