World of Waterfalls Blog

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The blog posts shown here include both non-waterfall and waterfall writeups.  So in addition to our in-depth waterfall posts, the article/post topics can range from educational writeups, musings, features, advice, product reviews, and more.

This page even displays updates or new postings pertaining to Top 10 Lists, Itineraries, and Trip Reports.

If you’re looking for waterfall writeups, you can find them in our Destinations page.

Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

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 Car Rental Review shares our lived experiences renting cars on self-driving waterfall-themed trips. So should we trust them?

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

“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…

Cotton Carrier Systems CCS G3 Strapshot Holster Review

The Cotton Carrier CCS G3 Strapshot Holster Review details my experiences with this potential replacement to my preferred but discontinued Tamrac 5627 bag.

Tamrac 5627 Pro Digital Zoom 7 Holster Camera Bag Review

In this Tamrac 5627 Pro Digital Zoom 7 Holster Camera Bag Review, I go in-depth into my experiences with it. So why discuss this discontinued bag anyways?

What Is The Best Way To Carry A Pro Camera When Hiking?

Finding the best way to carry a pro camera when hiking or adventure traveling has been a frustratingly endless search. Does such a solution or system exist?

Chaco Z1 Classic Review: The Most Versatile Outdoor Sandal?

This Chaco Z1 Classic Sandal Review goes deep into what I liked and didn’t like over my years of experiences with it. So is it deserving of its popularity?

Keen Arroyo 2 Sports Sandal Review: A Capable Water Shoe?

This Keen Arroyo 2 Review goes deep into my years of experience wearing this sports sandal primarily for watery hikes, but is it useful in other situations?

Salomon Quest 4D 3 GTX Hiking Boot Review

The Salomon Quest 4D 3 GTX Hiking Boot seemed to get lots of positive reviews. So I gave it a try to see if it might become my go-to boot on waterfall hikes

Garmin Fenix 6X Pro Sapphire Review – A Capable GPS Device?

This Garmin Fenix 6X Pro Sapphire Review goes deep into my love-hate relationship with using this pricey sports watch as a handheld GPS unit replacement