Sequoia National Park great outdoors, hiking trails in Sierra Nevada Mountains

Twisting and climbing road with hairpin turns approaching Sequoia Forest

Route 198 climbing to Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park, California, USA
Latitude: 36.5444, Longtitude: -118.7788
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Sequoia National Park is one the best outdoor California adventures. Its hiking trails in Sierra Nevada Mountains draw many outdoor enthusiasts. Sequoia National Park is about 4 hour drive from Los Angeles so when you plan a trip think about accommodations or bring a tent if you plan on camping. Sierra Nevada Mountains will amaze with their rugged and natural beauty. Bring your camera as there will be many beautiful landscapes and vistas to photograph. These nature pictures can be used later as desktop backgrounds or you can even make your own calendar.

California hiking and great outdoors,  Sequoia National Park Road Sign
Sequoia National Park Road Sign, things to do in California

Sequoia National Park is easily accessible via route 198 which will take you to Giant Forest Museum. Information center there will have maps and other details – which hiking trails are open, weather conditions etc. Allow some time there to see and enjoy largest redwood trees in the world. You can take and add gorgeous nature pictures to your own photo gallery. Very close to Giant Forest Museum is Moro Rock hiking trail. The hiking trail follows the easy path along this large granite dome and is paved with concrete. But the climb is strenuous and is closed during thunderstorms.

mountains landscapes - Moro rock perfect for outdoor adventures - hiking and climbing
Magnificent Sierra Nevada mountains – Moro Rock, landscape photography

Beautiful landscapes from this hiking trail  will take your breath away. Mountains landscape photography produces great images that will increase value of any photo gallery. When back home use these mountains landscapes, do not just dump them on your hard drive. These nature pictures can have many uses as mentioned before – from desktop backgrounds to screen savers. There are many services available to print these beautiful landscapes on any number of objects including window curtains. Or you can make your own travel images calendar.

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Moro Rock – large granite dome with hiking trail and climbing galore, nature pictures
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Climbing Moro Rock, California adventure in Sierra Nevada Mountains

1. Pay attention to details, landscapes are best with proper composition.

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Hiking trail to the top of Moro Rock, Great Western Divide landscape photography

2. Use a wide angle lens, set correct aperture/shutter speed for desired depth of field, use tripod.

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Moro rock hiking trail and mountains travel images

3. Sunrise and sunset offer best lighting for landscape photography.

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4. During the midday use polarizing filter when sunny or haze filter if it is overcast.

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Great Western Divide mountains, beautiful landscapes
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Narrow and steep hiking trail through granite boulders of Moro rock

   22.07.2015 by FPImages


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