I think this adorable lil chubby-cheeked guy is some type of vole, one of 26 (!) species of rodents who make their home in Sequoia National Park.
Beautiful spider lupine wildflowers.
WIth me, demonstrating the magnificent, awe-inspiring width of the sequoias, as well as the incredible ability of these trees to survive massive wildfires.
Showing the absolutely stunning size of a fallen sequoia’s root system.
Fireweed and meadow.