World of Waterfalls Blog

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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

Waldbachstrub Waterfall

The Waldbachstrub Waterfall was a magical convergence of several waterfalls spilling right at the head of the Echerntal Valley where the Waldbachstrub Stream combined with some seasonal side…

Golling Waterfalls

The Golling Waterfalls consisted of a main waterfall, which turned out to be a lower waterfall, as well as a very concealed upper waterfall. That upper waterfall was concealed because it managed…

Riesachfalle

Riesachfalle (or more accurately Riesachfälle) was a waterfall situated at the head of the Untertal Valley upslope from Schladming and Rohrmoos. It actually consisted of two waterfalls…

Bad Gastein Waterfall

The Bad Gastein Waterfall possessed a very interesting mix of a multi-drop series of waterfalls crashing and tumbling its way right through the historical spa town of Bad Gastein. And indeed…

Steirischer Bodensee Waterfall

The Steirischer Bodensee Waterfall had to have been one of the most scenically situated waterfalls that I encountered on our epic Germany and Austria trip in the Summer of 2018. As you can see…

Muhlbach Waterfall

The Muhlbach Waterfall (Mühlbachfall; meaning “Mill Creek Falls” or “Mill Brook Falls”) was visible in plain sight while strolling the main drag through the beautiful lakeside UNESCO World…

“These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things” (Austria – July 2, 2018 to July 16, 2018)

…even after trying to apply the brakes, I leaned too far backwards and managed to fall back onto the track. I felt something on my elbows immediately but I was more concerned about Tahia…

Rothbachfall and the Koenigssee Waterfalls

Rothbachfall and the Konigssee Waterfalls (or Röthbachfall and Königssee, respectively, with the umlaut) were a series of waterfalls that we managed to experience in a singular excursion involving…

Tatzelwurm Waterfall

The Tatzelwurm Waterfall was actually a pair of attractive waterfalls on the Auerbach (despite the singular name), but I’ve stuck with the singular reference to the falls since that seemed to be…

Josefsthaler Waterfalls

The Josefsthaler Waterfalls were kind of obscure in that there wasn’t a whole lot of literature devoted to it when I was doing my trip planning research. However, I found an opportunity to visit it…

Leutaschklamm Waterfall

The Leutaschklamm Waterfall was at the bottom of the impressive Leutaschklamm Gorge, which was right at the Germany and Austria border near Mittenwald, Germany. Although the impressive gorge…

Kuhflucht Waterfalls

The Kuhflucht Waterfalls were a series of waterfalls said to have a cumulative height of 270m making this one of Germany’s tallest waterfalls. In my experience, though, it was hard to corroborate…

Hoellentalklamm Waterfalls

The Hoellentalklamm Waterfalls (or Höllentalklamm Wasserfälle in German) were my introduction to the kind of gorge hiking that turned out to be quite common throughout the mountains of Southern…

Lechfall

Lechfall was a man-made waterfall spilling over a dam ladder on the Lech River built in the 18th century as a means of flood control. What made this waterfall stand out was the color of the river…

Poellat Gorge Waterfall

The Poellat Gorge Waterfall (or Pöllatschlucht Wasserfall in German) should have been one of the most breathtaking waterfalls in all of Germany. Indeed, it had the fortunate location sitting right…

Hinanger Waterfall

The Hinanger Waterfall was an eccentric karstic limestone type waterfalls though this particular one featured some interesting weeping rocks as well as a small natural arch making this one of the…

Zipfelsbach Waterfall

The Zipfelsbach Waterfall was one of the much taller waterfalls in Germany though it didn’t seem to get a whole lot of fanfare. It was said to have a cumulative drop of around 300m…

Scheidegger Waterfalls

The Scheidegger Waterfalls were a collection of fair-sized waterfalls all experienced from a single excursion within the Rohrach Gorge. The main waterfalls consisted of a 22m upper drop followed…

Urach Waterfall

The Urach Waterfall was one of those attractive limestone type waterfalls with that mossy, weeping characteristic which we tend to see a lot of back in the coastal regions of California…

Geroldsau Waterfall

The Geroldsau Waterfall was one of the more obscure waterfalls that we’ve encountered in our waterfalling tour of Germany. In this particular case, we hardly saw any fanfare nor signage…