‘We are your silvertip Christmas tree destination:’ Family run tree lot in Glenbrook Basin offers naturally grown trees for the season

Customers at The Stomping Ground Tree lot, Joe Fitzgerald and Nadine Narita from Nevada City measure to tall silvertip firs before purchase.

Savannah and Scott Kerksieck harvest tall, sturdy silvertip fir Christmas trees from their privately owned property in the Lassen National Forrest in Northern California, situated at around 6,000 feet elevation.

The Stomping Ground Tree Farm got its name from a story of one of the Kerksieck’s sons, Rudy, who would say, “Let’s go up and visit the family stomping ground,” and the name just stuck.

‘We are your silvertip Christmas tree destination:’ Family run tree lot in Glenbrook Basin offers naturally grown trees for the season

Savannah Kerksieck explains how a “tree Marm” forms in naturally grown silvertip firs in the Lassen National Forrest where her family harvests trees on their land.

‘We are your silvertip Christmas tree destination:’ Family run tree lot in Glenbrook Basin offers naturally grown trees for the season

Stomping Ground offers unique ornaments, charcuterie boards, glassware, t-shirts and more for gift shoppers.

‘We are your silvertip Christmas tree destination:’ Family run tree lot in Glenbrook Basin offers naturally grown trees for the season

Savannah and Scott Kerksieck grew up in the area and own the Stomping Ground Christmas Tree lot on Olympic Circle.

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