August 13, 2013
For reasons unknown, passers-by festooned this tree with shoes. It fell down, but another tree has risen to take its place.
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No one really knows how it started or why. But a lonely, scraggly tree on the side of Mount Ord with a stunning view of Slate Creek and the Mazatzal Wilderness several years ago sprouted a pair of red running shoes, champagne stilettos fit for the prom, black combat boots and a pair of knee-high lace-ups.