Mount Hood dominates the view as we head up the Gorge.
First Stop: Crown Point for a wide view of the Columbia River.
Looking to the east, up the Columbia.
Beacon Rock on the Washington side of the River.
The railroad tunnels through this large rock on the Washington side.
Some bikers join us on Crown Point.
Our first waterfall: Latourel Falls.
The lip of Latourel Falls.
Larch trees surround us along the River ...
... and they're covered with moss in this part of the world.
We reach the base of Multnomah Falls.
Detail of Upper Multnomah Falls.
Top of Multnomah Falls.
Lip of Multnomah Falls.
Wider view of the top of Multnomah Falls.
Detail of the center of the upper falls.
Lower Multnomah Falls.
Andrew and Stephanie climb to the bridge over the lower falls.
The full upper falls as the sun sets.
Detail of the bottom of the upper falls.
Carol waves to us from below the bridge.
Another detail of the upper falls.
Mossy trees line the cliffs beside Multnomah Falls.
Ferns are also ubiquitous here.
The lip of the lower falls.
Another look at the full waterfall near sundown.
The Multnomah Falls Bridge.
Further down the road is Horsetail Falls.
Bottom of Horsetail Falls.
Another angle on Horsetail Falls.
The Bridge of the Gods at Cascade Locks, OR.
A painted pier of the Bridge of the Gods.
Bridge of the Gods seen through the trees.
The American Empress stern-wheeler passes us going up the River.
... we'd like to just sit here and watch the timeless waters of the Columbia.