Pinyon Pine Welcomes a New Day at Angels Landing

I found the resilience of this pinyon pine at the top of Angels Landing quite interesting. With its roots sprawling in all directions searching for openings in the rock, these trees like the junipers and Bristlecone pines have adapted well to the harsh conditions of the southwest desert and mountains. (Scroll to the bottom for map and directions)

Previously posted photos (click on thumbnail photos below to enlarge)

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Capitol Reef National Park Capitol Reef, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
The Wave The Wave Trail, Kanab, UT, USA
The Wave Trailhead Wire Pass, Utah, USA
La Sal Mountains La Sal Mountains, Utah, USA
Old Junkers Jacobs Chair, Utah, USA
Gifford Farm Fruita, UT, USA
Head of the Rocks Overlook of the Grand Staircase Escalante NM Escalante Canyon, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah, USA
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