#1000Words: Raintree makes old look good

The #1000Words series highlights the images we’ve captured on the trail that tell a story that resonates with us.  As the saying goes “A picture’s worth a thousand words” and we believe it.  Share your images in the comments or on Twitter using the hashtag #1000Words.

Raintree

At 3000 years old Raintree makes old look good

One of my first hikes in the Mt Charleston Wilderness was on the North Loop to Raintree.  This majestic bristlecone pine is the oldest living thing in the Spring Mountains.  Standing guard just below Mummy’s Toe, it still looks massive.

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I'm the founder of Vestor Logic, the digital strategy and web design firm that created Trail Sherpa, ParksFolio, and Modern Steader. I'm a day hiker, top chef in camp, doting husband, and father to two headlamp wearing boys. My work in digital media brings those experiences to life.