It is hard to comprehend scale here but this waterfall is 101 feet from where the water begins to fall off, to where it reaches the bottom. In a word, it is ROARING! There are very few positions to shoot it from and the base is basically only accessible by extreme kayaking (which I am considering taking up to get down in there). This was shot on friday. I have been targeting the Gorge about 3 x a week now that I am back in the great NW and am utterly enthralled by its sheer beauty! I wanted to reach a very remote and difficult to get to falls and got up at 2 am to hike in by headlamp but after hours of bush whacking I made it within 200 yards. The river levels are near their highest ever (highest I have ever seen them) and I was not able to cross at a certain location due to extreme river currents. Very disappointed, I bushwhacked the hard miles back but decided to go to Eagle Creek to check out Metlako. It was raining, clouds were very low, fog everywhere and the atmosphere gave me a resurgence of inspiration! The goal was the least obstructed view I could get.

Hope you enjoy. Also hope, more importantly, that you get to see this place for yourself. With the water as high as it is right now it is like a Jurassic paradise waterfall land. :)

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