the north face clothing A big tree from the Little Ski Hill
MCCALL A year long mission to find and harvest the perfect Christmas tree came to an end on Wednesday when Chris Niccoli and Jared Schuster cut down an 80 foot Engelmann spruce at the Little Ski Hill, just outside of McCall.
The tree’s journey has just begun. Capitol Christmas Tree.
Niccoli and Schuster,
smokejumpers with the Payette National Forest spent a year pinpointing trees in the forest, looking for ideal candidates. They found the eventual winner standing straight out of the north face of the Little Ski Hill.
With thousands of people looking on both in person and live on KTVB Niccoli and Schuster made the first cut using a traditional crosscut saw. Capitol Tree. The 80 foot Engelmann spruce was harvested from the Little Ski Hill outside of McCall on Wednesday. Capitol Tree. Capitol Tree. The 80 foot Engelmann spruce was harvested from the Little Ski Hill outside of McCall on Wednesday.