Category : North Umpqua

Crack Cave

I stumbled across an interesting cave and took a look around.to whatever plant or tree from somewhere else. (more…)

Thunderbird Falls

Snooping around on lidar, I found a rocky canyon in the Umpqua Nation Forest with a waterfall in it.  I went in with low expectations and came out with an incredible experience with one of the most significant locations in the area.

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Upper Fall Creek Falls

I took a shot at a little-traveled waterfall above Fall Creek Falls, a popular location.  It was only 0.3 miles up the creek.  Should be a piece of cake, right? (more…)

Ragged Ridge Wildflowers

I was snooping around looking for caves along Ragged Ridge and found a ton of flowers. (more…)

Steamboat Area Waterfalls

I waded into the forests up Steamboat Creek and found a pretty cool waterfall, using lidar both at home and in the field. (more…)

The Wolf of the Arch

I took a trip back to the area around the arch and ended up with a surreal experience that cemented this as one of the more legendary places in my travels.

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Under the Arch

After taking 4 failed trips to get under the arch and a better picture, I finally got serious.  And I finally got success.

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Huckleberry Creek Falls

Updated Google Earth images gave me an updated impetus to venture back to Huckleberry Creek.

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The Hidden Rock Arch of the North Umpqua

I stumbled across a rocky area on the map and decided to check it out.  When I got there, I found much more than I expected. (more…)

Lemolo Falls

I finally went to the largest waterfall on the North Umpqua River and it did not disappoint.

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