Fire Cave

Ron Niebrugge Las Vegas, Nevada, Photos, Travel 11 Comments

Fire Cave, Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada.

Fire Cave, Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada.

I have also seen this secret spot referred to as Windstone Arch.  Whatever it is called, it is cool!

I’m always surprised at just how rich a glow is created when you have sun reflecting off red rock, onto more red rock.  I actually had to desaturate this a bit, although my camera does seem to run a bit hot with reds.   There is an endless number of areas worth exploring at Valley of Fire- numerous caves, arches, colorful sandstone, I’m surprised, but glad this area isn’t more popular.

See

Comments 11

  1. Ron,

    Again very nice! I am amazed at your work. Is this near elephant rock/arch? I am impressed.

    I am not sure how long you in Vegas, but you should check out Anniversary Canyon/Narrows in the Lake Mead NRA. That is quite stunning, especially at sunset when you get lots of reflected light off the canyon walls further up the canyon.

    Enjoy!

    Chris

  2. Post
    Author

    Hi Chris,

    Hey thanks for the tip on Anniversary Canyon – I will check it out when I get a chance.

    This spot was in the Jumbo Rocks area no too far from the West Entrance.

    Thanks,

    Ron

  3. Sizzlin! Looks like a cool place to also do some stitches? I was just wondering about the crop of that pillar in the foreground Ron…

  4. Post
    Author

    Thanks guys!

    I hear you on the crop Mark – I was trying to keep some direct sunlight out of the scene – I might need to go back at a little different time of day. It would be a great place for some stitches.

    Thanks!

    Ron

  5. Very cool, Ron! I have a painting of this cave by a local Utah artist hanging in my house. There’s nothing quite like that magical glow of sandstone.

    Guy

  6. Post
    Author
  7. Post
    Author

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.