If You Know What These Are…

Photo from panoramio

Photo from panoramio

You might be an Alaskan.

Why are the trees bent?

Snow easing downhill puts pressure on young trunks and gives them saggy knees.

I’m sure I recall a guide telling us that these bends are called “snow loops” but I can’t find any confirmation.  Anyone out there know?

About breathtakebyways

Ann Williams’ travel articles have appeared in publications all over the country including The Washington Post, Roads to Adventure, and Jack and Jill. Between researching and writing books, she specializes in creative lectures.