Common name: lodgepole pine
Scientific name: Pinus contorta
Description: This species occurs in the Pacific Northwest looking like shrubby, twisted little pines. In the mountains it looks more like this, straight with few branches. Needles are in bundles of two and 1.5-3 inches long. cones are egg shaped and 1-2 inches long.
This picture is from Rocky Mountain National Park where pine beetles carry blue stain fungus, which has killed a large number of the trees.