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Wind Twisted Ponderosa
This remarkable Ponderosa Pine shows it's ability to adapt to the prevailing winds on Lumpy Ridge.
Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.

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tarolAwesome Tree

tarol

Voted 10/10

Wow, how cool is that? Thanks for sharing this photo!
Posted Feb 13, 2007 2:46 am

Mountain JimRe: Awesome Tree

Mountain Jim

Hasn't voted

Thanks, it's only about four feet high, but given it's circumstance, I'll bet it's about 40 or 50 years old.
Peace, Jim
Posted Feb 13, 2007 4:14 am

tarolRe: Awesome Tree

tarol

Voted 10/10

I attached it to my krummholz album - hope you don't mind! :)
Posted Feb 20, 2007 9:47 pm

Mountain JimRe: Awesome Tree

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Not at all ... I'm honored.
Peace, Jim
Posted Feb 20, 2007 10:48 pm

donhaller3A ponderosa with contortus tendencies.

donhaller3

Voted 10/10

The antithesis of the ckassical ponderosa.
Posted Apr 16, 2007 1:30 am

Mountain JimRe: A ponderosa with contortus tendencies.

Mountain Jim

Hasn't voted

You live in a beautiful area that doesn't get as much wind as we do ... twisted ponderosas are not that unusual around here.
Thanks ... Peace, Jim
Posted Apr 16, 2007 4:50 pm

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Mountain JimSubmitted by Mountain Jim
on Feb 10, 2007 10:22 pm

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Object Title: Wind Twisted Ponderosa

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