crossing a tree bridge

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Sharon is crossing over a tree bridge.­ Fallen redwood trees make convenient bridges over creeks and rivers.­

Redwood trees often fall naturally, when they grow so high and so heavy that their roots are not able of supporting them, or the ground is not stable enough.­

Photo taken during a 3-day trek on the Pine Ridge trail to the Sykes Hot Springs in the Vantana Wilderness, near Big Sur (California)

Photo taken on May 17, 2012

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