The survivor

An old tree, in a forest of old trees, in Colorado.

View larger. | 'Bristlecone Survivor,' by Daniel McVey.  Visit Daniel McVey's website.

View larger. | ‘Bristlecone Survivor’ by Daniel McVey. Visit Daniel McVey’s website.

Daniel McVey posted this photo to EarthSky Facebook. He wrote:

Stripped of its bark, tortured by the elements, and survivor to an axe, this bristlecone tree stands with others in a forest over a 1,000 years old near Alma, Colorado.

Thank you, Daniel!

Deborah Byrd