A short piece of the Oregon Trail still exists a few  miles east of Boise, Idaho.  Photo courtesy Boise  State University.

A short piece of the Oregon Trail still exists a few miles east of Boise, Idaho. Photo courtesy Boise State University.

Yeah. I know. Pretty tall right? According to ScienceDump.com: “This is Hyperion Coast Redwood. It’s the tallest tree in the world, with height of 115.56 m (379.1 ft). Hyperion is not only the world’s tallest tree but also the world’s tallest living thing. It might also be one of the world’s oldest, given that redwoods live for up to 2,200 years – that’s older than our modern calculation of time.” Here’s what it’s like to climb the tree:

Yeah. I know. Pretty tall right? According to ScienceDump.com: “This is Hyperion Coast Redwood. It’s the tallest tree in the world, with height of 115.56 m (379.1 ft). Hyperion is not only the world’s tallest tree but also the world’s tallest living thing. It might also be one of the world’s oldest, given that redwoods live for up to 2,200 years – that’s older than our modern calculation of time.” Here’s what it’s like to climb the tree:

Closer to home on a walk with friends in Forest Park in Portland, Oregon. I regularly take 5-8 km (3-5 mile) walks and hikes through one of the USA's largest urban forest reserves. All in our back yard.

Closer to home on a walk with friends in Forest Park in Portland, Oregon. I regularly take 5-8 km (3-5 mile) walks and hikes through one of the USA's largest urban forest reserves. All in our back yard.

Val di Fassa, Italy
I would like to be the person who owns that little house right there!! How beautiful!

Val di Fassa, Italy I would like to be the person who owns that little house right there!! How beautiful!

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