Reach Falls Portland

Free-I (Zion Country Cabins) dropped me off near the bottom of Reach Falls (near Manchioneal) where he’d  orgainsed guide Rienny to take me up to the main falls.

This trip involved clambering over boulders, swimming, and jumping from height  into the fast river. Rienny seemed to know every rock, hand hold and footspace intimately and was patient with me and my unco movements.

It all started rather calmly

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Ferns abound

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Stunning bush not unlike NewZealand

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Rienny coaxed me through pools in the fast river – yes there’d been a lot of rain.

 

 

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This is the first of many mini falls

We couldn’t  go to the main Reach Falls but could see them and sat and chatted for quite some time before heading back.

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Reach Falls

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Philosophical convo

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I got behind this fall and could hear it thundering and feel the force of the water

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Rienny Guide Extrordinaire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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