When I read of the Eden Creek Grove as being the most remote collection of large sequoias, I just had to go. American Forests agreed to the story, and I set off with perhaps too much enthusiasm. My trip to Eden Creek led to one of my scariest backcountry accidents—a fall and a tumble that could’ve been much worse. The ankle I injured in that fall still plagues me, a reminder of mortality, and my tiny place among the thousand-year-old trees.

  • Category: Recent Projects, Articles

  • Published in American Forests

  • Year Published: 2018

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