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Old 01-24-2010, 12:30 PM   #1
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Crazy Trees....

Just a little "off the beaten path" photo study...anybody got some shots of trees that defy logic?
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Old 01-24-2010, 07:20 PM   #2
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This tree was confused:

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Old 01-24-2010, 07:32 PM   #3
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We actually saw two such "right angle" trees on the way up West Kill Mt. in the Adirondacks yesterday (Saturday). One was quite small (c. 2-3 inches in diameter). It looked as though it had been broken off and then healed itself. Also saw one which was much larger (c. 1 ft. in diameter).

I'm not sure if Joanne took a picture of those two or not, but maybe she has one...

It's amazing what nature's creations will do to survive...

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Old 01-24-2010, 08:29 PM   #4
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So many trees fall over in storms,damaging winds and natural causes.I remember when I hiked a trail as a kid and saw a tree stump covered in moss[thought it was a rock] tipped in a way so you could only see the stump.I will try to go back and see it.Then send a pic. Looncry
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Old 01-25-2010, 06:01 PM   #5
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Come on .....crazy trees......screamin' trees......y'all have seen them ....let's see some pics!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 01-25-2010, 06:23 PM   #6
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This Little tree is (was?) somehow holding up the large tree all by itself







Then there's the crazy Bleached Trees on Baxter



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Old 01-25-2010, 06:35 PM   #7
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Here's what I found on the ol' "Crazy Tree!" ....
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Old 01-25-2010, 06:40 PM   #8
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Here's what I have from the ol' "Crazy Tree!" ....
Lord the trees are screamin'.....I'll never be safe again......everytime I set up a tent........the crazy trees will scream......I guess I'll just do motels from now on............
Oh my ............all the screaming trees!!!!!!
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Old 01-25-2010, 06:42 PM   #9
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Old 01-25-2010, 06:51 PM   #10
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See what I mean......the trees are scary......they talk like the ones in the Wizard of Oz....I'll never solo camp again.......
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Old 01-25-2010, 07:12 PM   #11
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Not "crazy" like the trees shown above, but interesting nonetheless...
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Old 01-25-2010, 07:15 PM   #12
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Bethfit, That one looks very familiar to me.
By any chance is that photo along the Heart Pd/Rock Pd trail from the Putnam Pd Camground?
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Not "crazy" like the trees shown above, but interesting nonetheless...
I don't know .......that one looks pretty crazy to me...

do we know when to expect the little ones?
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Bethfit, That one looks very familiar to me.
By any chance is that photo along the Heart Pd/Rock Pd trail from the Putnam Pd Camground?
Great eye Justin-That's where it is!
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Old 01-25-2010, 07:46 PM   #15
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Great eye Justin-That's where it is!
I do love that neck of the woods, and I have been down that trail a time or two.
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I don't know .......that one looks pretty crazy to me...

do we know when to expect the little ones?
It probably depends upon when this happened...
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Sometimes the trees will talk to you. Heed their message...
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Who needs dirt



A forest in the middle of a lake?




I hope they don't want their chain back



Apparently these wasp for some reason stung this tree but couldn't get their stingers out and then later died still stuck like that.


And where would we be without the DEC
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This is when I climbed Ampersand October 2008.

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_B2rZXQrmNo...ondacks046.jpg

The one behind that tree is my niece. She was killed this past July when a wrong way driver hit her on Rte. 481N. This past September 2009 we did a memorial for her back at Ampersand. This mountain holds a lot of meaning to me as it was her first time climbing and she was excited, anticipating doing another one this past Autumn.

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