Painting is just another way of keeping a diary ~Pablo Picasso

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Elowah

I'm in love with this off-the-beaten-path waterfall, just down the road from Multnomah! We discovered it this week, and pretty much had the entire falls all to ourselves. We hiked in, under a mile, easy trail but a bit rocky. The trail enters a steep canyon from the top, and descends to the bottom of the gorge through a series of steep switchbacks. It's hard to take the scene in visually, and I found it impossible to capture in a single photo. Even this shot, taken after a scramble down to the water's edge, uses my wide angle lens but to me it looks like I've zoomed in. The falls, visible in the background, drop over 200 ft, and the trail with small footbridge crosses just below them, so you feel the enormity of them, and get pretty wet from all the spray. 

5 comments:

Felicia said...

gorgeous

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

Always exciting to make new discoveries, especially ones that are as spectacular as that. I'm jealous!

Laura~Pretty Pix said...

Breathtakingly beautiful.

Linda W. said...

Elowah is one of my favorite Gorge waterfalls. I like that it's off the beaten path a little bit.

Rose said...

So, so beautiful...