Little Baldy slide show

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Little Baldy slide show

  1. 1. The Trail to Little Baldy<br />at Sequoia National Park<br /><br />© Michael L Brown, 2011<br />This slide show features the pictures I took when I went on another walk in Sequoia National Park on Labor Day weekend, 2011. The trail started at the side of the General’s Highway, and led to Little Baldy, a granite dome at the top of a high mountain ridge. <br />Click arrows to advance or reverse pages, click on pictures to view high resolution Picasa versions.<br />
  2. 2. The Trail to Little Baldy at Sequoia National Park<br />Page 2<br />The trail to Little Baldy climbed up the mountain gradually, and was not terribly difficult. It was a thickly wooded area with lush grass and evergreen trees of many varieties and ages.<br />
  3. 3. The Trail to Little Baldy at Sequoia National Park<br />Page 3<br />At the first part of the trail you could see Big Baldy to the Northwest.<br />
  4. 4. The Trail to Little Baldy at Sequoia National Park<br />Page 4<br />As the trail climbed higher, the view on the side reached farther.<br />
  5. 5. The Trail to Little Baldy at Sequoia National Park<br />Page 5<br />The trail was like a garden.<br />
  6. 6. The Trail to Little Baldy at Sequoia National Park<br />Page 6<br />The Monarch Butterflies criss-crossed the trail in slow motion.<br />
  7. 7. The Trail to Little Baldy at Sequoia National Park<br />Page 7<br />I picked up a still moth, but broke her wing.<br />
  8. 8. The Trail to Little Baldy at Sequoia National Park<br />Page 8<br />I thought a deer would like this trail.<br />
  9. 9. The Trail to Little Baldy at Sequoia National Park<br />Page 9<br />I was right.<br />
  10. 10. The Trail to Little Baldy at Sequoia National Park<br />Page 10<br />These two does were quite tame,and posed for me like a couple of fashion models.<br />
  11. 11. The Trail to Little Baldy at Sequoia National Park<br />Page 11<br />As I topped the ridge, I started to see the country on the other side. Wow!<br />
  12. 12. The Trail to Little Baldy at Sequoia National Park<br />Page 12<br />A little further and the continental divide appeard in the distance.<br />
  13. 13. The Trail to Little Baldy at Sequoia National Park<br />Page 13<br />There are some interesting places up there!<br />
  14. 14. The Trail to Little Baldy at Sequoia National Park<br />Page 14<br />As I approached the dome, the beauty of Sequoia National Park flowed toward me like waves at the beach.<br />
  15. 15. The Trail to Little Baldy at Sequoia National Park<br />Page 15<br />Almost to the top! (I had gained about 750 feet in altitude from my car.)<br />
  16. 16. The Trail to Little Baldy at Sequoia National Park<br />Page 16<br />I made it. Still a dork.<br />
  17. 17. The Trail to Little Baldy at Sequoia National Park<br />Page 17<br />On a clearer day, you could see the central valley In that direction (Southwest).<br />
  18. 18. The Trail to Little Baldy at Sequoia National Park<br />Page 18<br />
  19. 19. The End<br /><br />Photography and text by Mike L B - © 2011.<br />

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