We’re having some trees removed that have just grown too big over the years. Most are around the house that are blocking windows, touching the house, filling the gutters, etc. But here’s an Alder tree that is far from the house being removed that was not very healthy and likely to fall in the next wind storm:

The guy is 60-70 feet in the air. With a chainsaw.

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