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Pitchfork Falls

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 12 January 2016 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

We enjoyed seeing the scenic Pitchfork Falls, which is 6 miles away from Skagway. The Falls cascade down the canyon walls in different segments. The total length of the Falls is nearly 2,100 feet and is among the world's tallest waterfalls. These waters flow from Goat Lake, under a White Pass Railroad train bridge (seen in the upper fourth of the photo), to the Skagway River below. There's a hydroelectric project from the lake that feeds the falls, down to the river below that provides power for both Skagway and Haines.

Photo captured September 15, 2015.

NIKON D7000 1/30 second F/9.5 ISO 640 135 mm (35mm equiv.)

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tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Joli point de vue de cette descente de l'eau en cascade.
Beau paysage. )

12 Jan 2016 6:37am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Lovely image of these beautiful looking falls

12 Jan 2016 8:12am

claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Superbe cascade .. prise de vue superbe !

12 Jan 2016 8:22am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Très beau ce paysage

12 Jan 2016 9:22am

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Amazing waterfall. Beautiful colours and frame. Superb POV.:)

12 Jan 2016 9:35am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Incredible composition with so much in the frame - a wondrous cascade.

12 Jan 2016 10:09am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow...Beautiful and impressiv ! With superb nuances of green color .

12 Jan 2016 10:55am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

What a striking colour composition from a great viewpoint. Lovely

12 Jan 2016 11:05am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

very nice falls !

12 Jan 2016 1:14pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Superbe vue !!

12 Jan 2016 1:31pm

fereshteh. from Iran

Great composition .

12 Jan 2016 1:53pm

Robert D. Burr from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Nicely captured.

12 Jan 2016 2:27pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Great place. Nice capture. Thanks for sharing

12 Jan 2016 3:25pm

Carol from Leamington, Canada

So much beauty in one photo! Excellent clarity & color of the rocks and flowing water. I enjoyed!

12 Jan 2016 3:45pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Grandiose chute d'eau et image dans la belle végétation sueprbe
Bravo et belle soirée

12 Jan 2016 3:55pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Great shot. That is such a fun area, although it has been years since we were there.

12 Jan 2016 4:28pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A very pretty waterfall image. I like its setting and all the growth around it.
A fine post.

12 Jan 2016 5:07pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

Amazing scale! At the same time, the detail and contrasty elements give the feeling of proximity. Wonderful image.

12 Jan 2016 5:45pm

franz from Baden, Austria

surreal and very beautiful! excellent pov !!!

12 Jan 2016 5:45pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Gorgeous water trails and foliage

12 Jan 2016 6:11pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A gorgeous image of the waterfall. I enjoy the colors in the photo, the water from top to bottom, and the neat looking bridge.

12 Jan 2016 7:59pm

James from Central Florida, United States

This is a nice image ... Are the falls naturally occurring or the result of the hydroelectric facility?

12 Jan 2016 8:32pm

@James: They indeed are the result of the hydroelectric facility.

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Impressive view of this fabulous waterfall ... the colors and PoV are wonderful !!!

12 Jan 2016 8:36pm

outsidersworld from Everywhere, Germany

A fantastic waterfall and greenery around ..... the striking bold colors look very creative and brilliant. It looks like in Wonderland ...... well presented .....

12 Jan 2016 10:06pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This is just gorgeous! A spectacular waterfall! Beautiful color of the rocks and the trees.

13 Jan 2016 1:50am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

Beautifully setting for these falls and wonderful capture. I like the detail and vibrant tones surrounding the waterfall!

13 Jan 2016 2:14am

Ur-Spo from Phoenix, United States

Even before I read the description I thought 'Alaska".

13 Jan 2016 2:50am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is wonderful. A spectacular waterfall.

13 Jan 2016 3:24am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Wonderful scenic.

13 Jan 2016 3:51am

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Beautiful capture. Super.

13 Jan 2016 3:52am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


13 Jan 2016 2:31pm

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

Beautiful composition.

13 Jan 2016 6:03pm

yo from Ile de France, France

Une chute d'eau spectaculaire entourée d'une belle végétation !

13 Jan 2016 8:59pm