This Is How You Hike To Trolltunga
The hike to Trolltunga can be quite tough but with views like these, it's definitely worth it! Being one of the best hikes and scenic points in Norway, it really is an exhilarating place to visit.
***WARNING: CLIMBING THE STAIRS IS ILLEGAL. DON'T DO IT!!!*** The Haʻikū Stairs, also known as the Stairway to Heaven or Haʻikū Ladder, is a steep hiking trail on the island of O'ahu. The trail began as a wooden ladder spiked to the cliff on the south side of the Ha'iku Valley. It was installed in 1942 to enable antenna cables to be strung from one side of the cliffs above Haʻikū Valley to the other. A building to provide a continuous communication link between Wahiawa and Ha'iku Vellay…
Taft Point in Yosemite National Park
The panoramic view from Taft Point and the rock fissures nearby provide a rewarding 2-mile hike. The dirt single track descends just 250 feet to an outcropping on the south wall of Yosemite Valley that overlooks El Capitan and Yosemite Falls. Yosemite Fall from Taft Point From the trailhead, turn left and begin a peaceful walk through a big pine forest bordering a high elevation meadow. Swing down across exposed granite to the edge of Yosemite Valley. Impressive fissures cut into
A close-up view of Half Dome as clouds swirl around the famous monolith. © Jason Branz. All rights reserved. These photographs are presented here for your viewing enjoyment only. Please contact me through Flickr or my website if you are interested in using these photographs.
Eastern Sierras - Mt. Whitney - August 2011
Mt Whitney, the highest point in the contiguous United States (14,505 feet (4,421 m)), seen from the Alabama Hills, Lone Pine area, California USA. All images are the property of ARDATH'S ARTISTIC ENTERPRISES© and ARDATH WINTEROWD PHOTOGRAPHS© Using these images without permission is in violation of international copyright laws (633/41 DPR19/78-Disg 154/97-L.248/2000) All of my photographs are Copyrighted and All Rights Reserved. They may not be used or reproduced publicly in any way without…
The Giant Staircase
EXPLORE #129 on May 8, 2012 Vernal and Nevada Falls, seen from Washburn Point (near Glacier Point). From Wikipedia: Snow melting in the Sierra forms creeks and lakes. In the surrounding region, these creeks flow to the edge of the Valley to form cataracts and waterfalls. A fan of creeks and forks of the Merced River take drainage from the Sierra crest and combine at Merced Lake. The Merced then flows down to the end of its canyon (Little Yosemite Valley), where it begins what is often called…
Yosemite Hikes: The Panorama Trail
Guide to hiking the Panorama Trail, an 8.5-mile trail from Glacier Point to Yosemite Valley that takes you past Illilouette, Nevada, and Vernal Falls
Angels Landing - Zion National Park, Utah
© 2011 Isaac Borrego Utah Trip Day 1 The sinister thing about Angels Landing is that it doesn't look that narrow or exposed from the bottom. Once you actually start climbing the mountain itself it reveals how truly scary it looks. Luckily, I had climbed it before so I knew that it's not as bad as it seems. Zion National Park, Utah See my most interesting pictures on Darckr. See where this picture was taken. [?]