Hiking in the Redwood forest

Coast Redwood | Drawings

By Robert Van Pelt

This page is an offshoot of Largest Coast Redwoods

Robert Van Pelt moved out west in 1984 from Madison, Wisconsin. He received a MS in 1991 and PhD in 1995 from the University of Washington. Research interests include old-growth ecology and canopy structure. He takes extensive measurements, sketches and photos from around the world, and makes exceptional drawings. Please contact him directly for more info. Bob is often in the forest for days or weeks, so give him plenty of time to get back to you. You can reach him at:

[email protected]

His website is: Forest Giants & Robert Van Pelt

Drawing Sketch of redwood by Robert Van Pelt

The image above shows a drawing by Robert Van Pelt, of Atlas redwood. Its also one of the redwoods written about by author Richard Preston

As far as prices go, you will need to contact Robert Van Pelt and ask.


Robert Van Pelt and Mario Vaden in Jedediah Smith Redwoods

Photo: Robert Van Pelt in Jedediah Smith Redwoods: 2009