National Geographic : 1934 Aug
Photograph byCapt. Albert W.Stevens FROM ON HIGH, GIANT SEQUOIAS APPEAR AS GREEN TOY TREES SET ON A CHRISTMAS TABLE Roofs of Park Headquarters' huts, protruding from a 20-foot fall of snow, spoil the illusion and give atrue scale. After such deep snows, winter visitors flock in with sleds, skis, and snowshoes (see page 218). Last winter Otto Steiner, famous German alpinist, climbed Mount Whitney and skied down-the first to achieve this feat.