Wallace Falls 2011


Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />A prominent peak nearby as we start our hike.Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />The powerlines are our pathway for a short while as we start this hike.Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />The ferns start out all furled up...Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />The first water crossing is a small stream that may be dry in another couple of months.Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />The small stream has a neat cascade near the main trail.Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />The Wallace river has much moss in the trees alongside.Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />This popular trail is well maintained for the year round crowds that come here. Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />Fran waits while I shot another bridge across a small stream.Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />There are lots of "up steps" on this trail.Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />Details of the several trails are posted on this map. People don't get lost very often here.Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />Fran likes her ski poles for balance.Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />The bridge across the No. Fork of Wallace River.Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />Ron plays with Fran's ski poles as she takes the picture.Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />We only went to this view of the Middle Wallace Falls today.<br />The upper falls requires a bit more effort than we wanted to spend today!Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />A much photogaphed view of Wallace Falls. Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />A very distorted tree trunk.Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />More curly shoots of ferns in the sunshine.Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />The stretches of trail along the Wallace River were quite scenic.Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />This is a nice spot to sit a while and absorb the view.Hike to Wallace Falls, above Gold Bar, WA May 5, 2011<br />Colorful blossums abound....

These are images by Ron Black using his HS10 Fuji "Bridge" camera.   This is a light easy to carry camera with a very wide range zoom lens, convenient to have along on a long hike.

This walk was the trail to Wallace Falls, near Gold Bar, WA.   It is an all-year trail to a popular Falls, easily reached via Hwy 2, east  from Monroe.

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