World of Waterfalls Blog
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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):
In this Sony Alpha A7 III Review, I compare my experiences with using this popular mirrorless camera versus the Canon EOS DSLRs that I’ve used over 15 years
This Manfrotto BeFree 3-Way Live Advanced Tripod Review evaluates its performance against my old tripod, and if it compelled me to use it more in my trips.
In this Black Diamond Distance FLZ Review, I detail what I liked and didn’t like as well as why it changed my attitude towards trekking poles in general.
Deciding to buy travel insurance and picking the best coverage plan are an overlooked yet important aspect of our waterfall chasing trips…
World Nomads Travel Insurance is one of the services we’ve used on our waterfall chasing adventures around the world…
Our Pacific Northwest Itinerary covered an 11-day Spring Break trip to Southern Idaho, Northern Oregon, and Northern California.
Devils Falls (or Devil’s Falls) may not require any hiking, but it involved driving the dusty and twisty Yankee Jim’s Road between Colfax and Foresthill.
Lower Ravine Falls was one of the quieter out-of-the-way waterfalls that deviated from the busier Phantom Falls Trail, which made it a nice alternative.
Phantom Falls is a seasonal 164ft waterfall on the Gold Run dropping into a columnar basalt-rich canyon on a trail in a pasture full of Spring wildflowers.
Hollow Falls was a short detour off the Phantom Falls Trail in the North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve, where I noticed croaking frogs and wildflowers.
Drift Creek Falls was a popular 66ft waterfall on Horner Creek situated beneath a 240ft long suspension bridge spanning the gorge carved out by Drift Creek.
Pheasant Creek Falls and Niagara Falls were a surprise waterfall pairing within a fairly remote part of the Siuslaw National Forest near the Oregon Coast.
The Crescent Beach Waterfall was the waterfaller’s excuse to explore the pristine Crescent Beach in Ecola State Park as it featured sea arches and vistas.
The Hug Point Waterfall is a modest-sized seasonal waterfall spilling onto a beach featuring caves, sea stacks, and a shelf that once was a stagecoach road!
Upper Latourell Falls is a 75-100ft tall sibling to the much taller and more accessible Latourell Falls, but that meant a more intimate hiking experience.
The Ritter Island Waterfalls were our excuse to experience the scenery of Ritter Island, which had its own collection of waterfalls as well as some history.
The Box Canyon Springs Waterfall was our reward for a short hike encompassing the 11th largest spring in North America as well as the canyon it carved out.
Niagara Springs and Crystal Springs are just a couple of the countless groundwater springs emerging from cliffs towards the Snake River west of Twin Falls.
Pillar Falls was a waterfall lover’s excuse to explore the eccentric rock formations that gave rise to the ‘pillars’ in the middle of the Snake River.
“Feel It All Around” (Southern Idaho, Oregon, and Northern California – April 1, 2021 to April 11, 2021)
Indeed, it really seemed like the Dream of the 90s that so endeared a lot of people to the city of Portland looked like it was dead as we drove through the downtown area…