My daughter and family were with us on this hike. She blogged about it here. And she used this same photo! I feel justified in re-using it, since it came out of MY camera!Isn't this tree is an amazing survivor, growing in such inhospitable terrain? We were too far away to be sure, but we think it's a limber pine, which often fills the ecological niche on high, windswept rocky cliffs:
The sign rises high above the trail. In winter, skiers standing on many feet of snow will see it at eye level.Speaking of warnings, and rebels, look at these guys:
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