Category: Waterfalls

Discovering Cohoes Falls

Discovering Cohoes Falls

Overlook Park & Falls View Park Cohoes, New York – 2019 Overlook Park: Open year round Falls View Park: Open May 1st – November 1st, sunrise to sunset The first time I tried to visit Falls View Park, it was March and still closed for the season. Although the sun decided to shine brightly that…

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Iceland Waterfalls

Iceland Waterfalls

I still can’t make up my mind which waterfall in Iceland was my favorite. Each was uniquely fantastic, but I did notice something in common about the 3 waterfalls I was able to see. They were all broad! Faxi “Faxi is a small but broad waterfall along the Tungufljót in an area of broad, flat…

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Rocky Mountain Waterfalls

Rocky Mountain Waterfalls

 When you’re climbing mountains, if you’re lucky, you get to see waterfalls! Waterfalls have a way of mesmerizing me. Constant forward movement. Chattering noisily, wearing away mountains, ever so slowly. Refreshing. Enchantingly stimulating! Powerful. I thought I’d put together a post with some waterfalls I’ve gotten to enjoy over the years, but the list was…

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Last Day in Colorado

Last Day in Colorado

Colorado – Rocky Mountain National Park Longs Peak, Trail Ridge Road, Bear Lake, Horseshoe Falls – August 21st 2013 Trail Ridge Road Highest Elevation – 12,183 feet Bear Lake Trail Distance Round trip – .8 miles Alluvial Fan Trail Distance Round Trip –  .3 miles Characters – Alicen, Nathan A day off from hiking… Since it…

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Eight Northeastern Mountain Hikes

Eight Northeastern Mountain Hikes

I was surfing the internet and came across an arbitrary list. 14 Of The Most Unbelievably Beautiful Drives in America. I was completely dissatisfied with their list. I haven’t been on any of their amazing drives?! I looked at a few more lists on this “outdoor” website. Out of all the lists I looked at, I…

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Andrews Glacier

Andrews Glacier

Colorado – Rocky Mountain National ParkAlberta Falls, Loch Vale, Andrews Glacier – August 20th 2013Elevation Gain – 2,300 feetDistance Round Trip – 9.3 milesCharacters – Alicen, Nathan Continuing my Rocky Mountain Travels… Our third day hiking in RMNP I agreed to climb to Andrews Glacier with Nathan. At the Glacier Gorge Junction Trailhead we began…

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Fern Lake Trail

Fern Lake Trail

Colorado – Rocky Mountain National Park The Pool, Fern Falls, Fern Lake – August 19th 2013 Elevation Gain – 1,380 feet Distance Round Trip –  7.6 miles Characters – Alicen (me), Nathan (my boyfriend of 15 years) Our second day in Rocky Mountain National Park we hiked up to Fern Lake. I remember being wowed…

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