mrpb27's photos with the forest

Loggers

Loggers
Lots of logging going on in the countryside. It always makes a mess and this was no exception. Difficult to walk along what was once a path with all the cut down trees and branches. All the rain in the last few days has not helped making it pretty muddy i…
Added on May  6, 2016

Gaukåsen view

Gaukåsen view
At 182 moh (meters over sea-level), this is the view SW from the top of Gaukåsen. From here you get this view looking at the first of two bridges built in 1979 to move the main highway out of the village centre. The little old bridge can be seen behind it…
Added on February  4, 2016

Knotty pine

Knotty pine
Added on June 16, 2015

Major oak

Major oak
The Major Oak is a Quercus Robur, the English or pendunculate oak.

This forest veteran is a huge oak tree thought to be around 800 years old.
According to local lore, its hollow trunk was used as a hideout by Robin Hood’s men, though if Robin was – as…
Added on September  4, 2014

Sherwood Longhorn

Sherwood Longhorn
A rare breed of cattle has been introduced to Sherwood Forest in an attempt to stop the open spaces disappearing in undergrowth.

Visitors are able to see two herds of longhorns which occupy enclosures near the Major Oak.

The beasts, used because they ar…
Added on September  3, 2014

Spontalis Terracornualles

Spontalis Terracornualles
Jordstøyp – Jordstøyp is the dominant part of a hill in Kvelde and is something of a local landmark for the village as it can be seen from quite a distance away. At it's highest point, it is approx. 320m a.s.l. The hill is covered in lush woodland, mostly…
Added on May 12, 2014