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Adalbert is a forum for me, to post ephemera, photography, poetry, occasional travel notes, and various spontaneous motions. Cover photo: Parsonage where my great-grandfather spent his early years. Taken near Liegnitz, Silesia, ca. 1870.


Thursday, November 15, 2012

Multnomah Falls

Touring car from the 1910s, perpendicular to Multnomah Falls, with an unknown traveler. Not only does the steep ascent to the top of the falls pay off with views, if one keeps going on the trail one will eventually reach the summit of Larch Mountain (a day climb). (Or one can also drive there before the road is seasonally closed.)   From stony Sherrard Point at the top, one can dwell visually on the slopes of Mt. Hood and other mountains, depending on clarity -- but the depths of the Columbia Gorge itself are concealed by the lay of the land.


  1. Larch Mountain: there are no larches to be found, and it is not a real mountain (it's a volcano).

  2. Lucky for us it's an extinct volcano!