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There are numerous waterfalls entitled Spirit Falls. This particular one is located in the Columbia River Gorge near Cook, Washington, along the Little White Salmon River. It is very popular among kayakers, but does not get many pedestrian visitors because there is no trail. Access is not for the faint of heart/knee/lung... it requires a short but very steep descent on a crumbly talus slope (app. 500 foot elevation drop in 1/3 mile)
If the knee-busting descent were not enough, there is also some poison oak along the way to keep things "interesting". Plus, when you finally arrive at the lower vantage point, you have to scramble across a rock face, then find a way to position both yourself and the tripod on a small rock wall. Unlike some waterfalls where there is space to relax and enjoy the view, you literally have to stay on your toes here. But I feel that the effort is worthwhile.
NOTE: When displayed at its default size, the photo may appear a bit "soft". FULL VIEW
is highly recommended for better appreciation of detail.(Nikon D90, Tokina 11-16 lens, circular polarizer, f/22, 1/2.5 seconds, Bogen/Manfrotto tripod, and lots of lens paper to battle the continuous spray!)
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