World of Waterfalls Blog
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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):
Skrikjofossen and Opofossen
Skrikjofossen and Opofossen are a waterfall pair dropping 300-455m from the Hardanger Plateau into the valley behind the town of Lofthus in Vestland, Norway.
Manafossen (Månafossen) is a 92m waterfall near the town of Frafjord accessed by a steep hike to overlooks en route to the Mån Farm in Rogaland, Norway.
Flakkefossen is a seemingly obscure waterfall tumbling on the Digeelva River towards the Flakksvann Lake in the Birkeland Municipality of Agder, Norway.
Teinefossen is a photogenic, easy-to-visit waterfall on the Tøvdal, which we stumbled upon while seeking out Flakkefossen in Birkeland, Agder County, Norway.
Kvasfossen (or Kvåsfossen) is a 36m waterfall split by a rock said to be placed there by a troll trying to control the salmon run in Agder County, Norway.
Tengsfossen is a river-type waterfall on the Bjerkreimselva in Rogaland County, Norway, that we stumbled upon accidentally while in search of Fotlandsfossen.
Rjukanfossen and the Waterfalls near Rjukan
Rjukanfossen is a 104m regulated waterfall at the head of the Maristu Gorge near the town of Rjukan in Telemark County, Norway, but it can be easily missed.
Kallefossen is a thinly-sloping waterfall easily seen from the Rv9 in Setesdal Valley’s north-central section near the small town of Valle in Agder, Norway.
Reiarsfossen (Reiårsfossen) is a towering and twisting 200m roadside waterfall right by the Rv9 in Setesdal Valley in Agder County in the south of Norway.
“Regrets” (Southern Norway – June 21, 2005 to June 23, 2005)
It was almost 6pm when we finally arrived at the visitor center at the mouth of Lysefjorden. From my travel research, I knew this fjord featured the famous Preikestolen and Kjerag…
Kings Canyon and Sequoia Memorial Day Weekend Itinerary – May 27, 2005 to May 30, 2005
This itinerary of Kings Canyon National Park, Sequoia National Park, and Sequoia National Forest took place over a Memorial Day Weekend. I was accompanied by my Mom and Dad while Julie stayed at home to see friends…
Boulder Creek Falls
Boulder Creek Falls is a roadside waterfall off Hwy 190 (Western Divide Highway) between Springville and Ponderosa in the Tule River District of Sequoia NF.
“Marmots and Ticks” (Mineral King, CA – May 28, 2005)
My dad guarded the car as he was armed with a trekking pole. He was determined not to let the radiator-hose-eating marmots underneath the vehicle and possibly disable the car…
Marble Falls consists of several cascades both upstream and downstream from its main 30-40ft drop on the Marble Fork Kaweah River in Sequoia National Park.
Black Wolf Falls
Black Wolf Falls is a conspicuous presence heading into Mineral King Valley from Silver City in a remote part of Sequoia National Park near the road’s end.
“Mineral King Falls”
Mineral King Falls is an unofficial name I’ve assigned to this waterfall which could be the most impressive waterfall we saw in our Mineral King adventure.
Sheep Creek Cascade
The Sheep Creek Cascade is a series of small waterfalls on Sheep Creek seen on the Don Cecil Trail in the Cedar Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park.
Big Falls could very well be Southern California’s tallest year-round waterfall at 500ft in total height. A short hike from Forest Falls reaches its lookout.
Yosemite Weekend with the Parents Itinerary – April 29, 2005 to May 1, 2005
This weekend itinerary for Yosemite National Park covered Yosemite Valley as well as a little bit of Hetch Hetchy. By now, we were quite familiar with all the most accessible sights within the reserve. Really, the main motivation for this trip was to introduce…
“Cramps and Thunderstorms” (Upper Yosemite Falls Hike – April 30, 2005)
Of all the waterfall hiking and viewing I’ve done up to this point, the one thing missing was getting to the top of Yosemite Falls. My inner voice kept nagging at me to do the hike…