13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Raccoon Forest

The afternoon light was absolutely perfect, highlighting each step of these treetop stairs. Taken at the Granlibakken Resort near Lake Tahoe, this picture reveals the richness of life in the high Sierra forest mountains.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Tahoe, California, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © Joseph Sandford