The trees on top of Hurricane Hill and the Olympic Mountains are carved and worn by wind and winter ice and snow. They have to be tough!
Also there are still patches of snow on the north faces.
The wildflowers don’t care.
Hurricane Ridge: https://www.nps.gov/olym/planyourvisit/visiting-hurricane-ridge.htm
For the Ragtag Daily Prompt: carved.
I like your take on “carved”!