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Snapshots

  1. wow!!

    Snapshot Title: wow!!
    Taken by: orbilia23

    Image: Behind Cucumber Falls in Winter, Ohiopyle State Park
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    ho ho hooo.. !



  2. viewpoint of the front-view gigapan

    Snapshot Title: viewpoint of the front-view gigapan
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Behind Cucumber Falls in Winter, Ohiopyle State Park
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    see gigapan.org/gigapans/40191/



  3. tube-like icicles

    Snapshot Title: tube-like icicles
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Behind Cucumber Falls in Winter, Ohiopyle State Park
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    formed by a different mechanism than the pointier icicles?



  4. a frosting of whiter ice crystals on the windward side of the icicles behind the falls

    Snapshot Title: a frosting of whiter ice crystals on the windward side of the icicles behind the falls
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Behind Cucumber Falls in Winter, Ohiopyle State Park
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:



  5. steps down from the parking lot

    Snapshot Title: steps down from the parking lot
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Behind Cucumber Falls in Winter, Ohiopyle State Park
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    if you follow the trail down, it's a very short walk to the Youghiogheny River (watch whitewater kayakers run the rapids)



  6. icicles at the lip of the overhang

    Snapshot Title: icicles at the lip of the overhang
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Behind Cucumber Falls in Winter, Ohiopyle State Park
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:



  7. ice column

    Snapshot Title: ice column
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Behind Cucumber Falls in Winter, Ohiopyle State Park
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    most of the liquid water is falling behind the column, in this view



  8. glossy ice blobs at base of column

    Snapshot Title: glossy ice blobs at base of column
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Behind Cucumber Falls in Winter, Ohiopyle State Park
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    caused by spray that lands and freezes?



  9. greenish color in ice column at left

    Snapshot Title: greenish color in ice column at left
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Behind Cucumber Falls in Winter, Ohiopyle State Park
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    and liquid water in the middle, white ice on the right



  10. sculptural icicles!

    Snapshot Title: sculptural icicles!
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Behind Cucumber Falls in Winter, Ohiopyle State Park
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    appearing to defy gravity



  11. icicles behind the falls, bent by air currents

    Snapshot Title: icicles behind the falls, bent by air currents
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Behind Cucumber Falls in Winter, Ohiopyle State Park
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description: