Ashlu Falls

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Ashlu Falls
Andrew Enns in P7100054.JPG
Location Northwest of Squamish
Coordinates 49°56′01″N 123°21′31″W / 49.93361°N 123.35861°W / 49.93361; -123.35861
Type Tiered
Total height 33 feet (10 m)
Number of drops 2
Longest drop 20 feet (6.1 m)
Total width 108 feet (33 m)
Watercourse Ashlu Creek

Ashlu Falls is a short but significant waterfall along lower Ashlu Creek. The falls are located about 6 km above the mouth of Ashlu Creek and mark the head of Ashlu Canyon. The creek is actually crossed by a logging road bridge between the two tiers.[1]

Stature[edit]

Ashlu Falls stands a total of 33 feet in height. The upper drop is about 10 feet high & its width is over 10 times its height. The creek then flows under the bridge & bends before then dropping another 20 feet or so through a narrow chute into a deep pool. On the north side of the lower drop is a large section of sculptured rock that, when the creek is high, is completely covered with water, making the lower tier roughly as wide as the upper tier.

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Coordinates: 49°56′01″N 123°21′31″W / 49.93361°N 123.35861°W / 49.93361; -123.35861