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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

Top 5 Wish List Items for Waterfall Lovers in 2020

These are the top 5 must have outdoor and photography gear to put on that holiday shopping list for those who love chasing waterfalls.

Super Last-Minute California Far North Coast Long Weekend Itinerary – November 19, 2020 to November 23, 2020

This very last-minute Northern California Coast Weekend Itinerary allowed us to experience a part of the state we had never done before.

Phillips Gulch Waterfall

The Phillips Gulch Falls was a rather hidden and obscure waterfall within Salt Point State Park that dropped right into the turbulent waves of the Pacific.

Russian Gulch Waterfall

Russian Gulch Falls (or Russian Gulch Waterfall) was a lush 35ft waterfall nestled within the fern-filled Russian Gulch State Park on the Mendocino Coast.

Fern Canyon Waterfalls

The Fern Canyon Waterfalls was our waterfallers excuse to experience this popular narrow canyon where ferns draped its walls for nearly its entire length.

Trillium Falls

Trillium Falls was a small 12-15ft waterfall whose claim to fame was really its trail that meandered amongst large coastal redwood trees from Elk Meadow.

Gold Dust Falls and the Gold Bluffs Beach Waterfalls

Gold Dust Falls and the Gold Bluffs Beach Waterfalls were a trio of thin but tall (50-80ft) waterfalls along a quiet elk-grazing part of the Davidson Trail.

Dora Falls

Dora Falls was a secluded 30ft waterfall situated very close to the US101 and a redwood grove. It had surprisingly good flow, and I even had the falls alone.

Chamberlain Creek Waterfall

The Chamberlain Creek Waterfall is a secluded 50ft falls in the Jackson Demonstration State Forest between Willits and Fort Bragg near the Mendocino Coast.

“Remote Corners” (Northern California Coast – November 19, 2020 to November 23, 2020)

It was an unfortunate circumstance since the mood had now soured from what should have been a serene and peaceful hike through the forest in pursuit of another one of the waterfalls along the…

“An Out-of-Season Experience” (Paradise Falls – November 11, 2020)

Eventually at about 9:20am, Julie rushed us out of the house just as I was dialing into my meeting. Fortunately, I didn’t have to do any presenting though it would have been good to see…

Rocky Mountains Post-Peak-Fall-Colors Long Weekend Itinerary – October 15, 2020 to October 19, 2020

This Rocky Mountains Weekend Itinerary was a last-minute attempt to experience the Fall colors in the Rockies given the COVID-19 pandemic.

Auto Europe Car Rental Review: Why We Book With Them

This Auto Europe Review shares our lived experiences with renting cars for our many self-driving waterfall-themed trips in Europe. So should we trust them?

Devils Punch Bowl

The Devils Punch Bowl was a two-tiered waterfall with colorful plunge pools next to the Schofield Pass ‘Road’, which we accessed from the Crested Butte side

Hayes Creek Falls

Hayes Creek Falls was a roadside waterfall between the Marble turnoff and the village of Redstone on the scenic Hwy 133 between Carbondale and McClure Pass.

Crystal Mill Waterfall

The Crystal Mill Waterfall was my waterfalling excuse to explore what could be Colorado’s most photographed historical relic in the Crystal Mill itself.

Judd Falls

Judd Falls was a popular and easily-accessible waterfall above the hamlet of Gothic and close to Crested Butte. It was also a good hike for Fall colors.

Bear Creek Falls

Bear Creek Falls is a hidden roadside waterfall (to drivers zooming along the Hwy 550, at least) dropping 120ft into the Uncompahgre Canyon near Ouray.

“Off Peak Chancing” (Western Colorado – October 15, 2020 to October 19, 2020)

As I was climbing and getting a few final shots back down at the Devil’s Punch Bowl, I saw that there was a couple of jeeps making the death-defying drive down! I took this opportunity to…

What Is Rental Car Insurance Coverage? Is It Necessary?

What is rental car insurance coverage? Is it necessary? We answer these questions as we dive into this topic through our lived experiences…