Okay, finally done with Ubota Point... next I'll glide over to the tower area and fully explore that place. This Bronas Forest is pretty hard to explore, since the trees obscure most of the terrain on the map. From here, I actually found a walking path directly to the tower (although I think you need either octo balloons or to glide up form Kamah Plateau to actually climb this tower). I went to fully explore the flat ground and small pond north of the tower... there's just a lot of octoroks here.
Right now I'm just at the end of that thin mountain path that I originally took to get to Faron Tower from the Dueling Peaks area. There's a view of the right half of Faron Woods to the left, and the foggy Spring of Courage part a bit further beyond... and instead of continuing to explore the rest of Bronas Forest (which doesn't seem to have much besides loot), I trekked a bit up that thin mountain pathand saw Tobio's Hollow and Keelay Plain down below to the right, and an easy way to get up to Kamah Plateau from here... and I confirmed that you can easily get back up to this thin mountain path from Keelay Plain... so yeah I may as well explore that little isolated bit of lower ground while I'm up here.
After killing a Hinox at Tobio's Hollow, I found 2 koroks and the Zant mask in the pond at the dead end, and another korok in the little cave near Keelay Plain... other than that nothing here but loot...
Looks like there's a path up to Jia Highlands from here... and I can totally cut through Mount Floria to get to the Calora Lake and Riola Spring areas... I guess that's the plan now. Oh and there was also another Korok on the way to Jia Highlands... requires almost climbing up to Kamah Plateau from here, but there's just enough footholds to get you to the foothold where the korok is. There's still a long way up. I'm not going up there.
Close to Angel Peak now... I can see the Fort Hateno field from here, and Hateno Village way off in the distance. I ended up going a bit farther north than I originally intended, just to check out the rest of the south foothill of Dueling Peaks that I haven't explored yet, and found a couple more koroks...
Jia Highlands is a lot bigger than I thought... I guess I want to explore all along the outskirts of it before I approach Angel Peak. Found some ore along the edge of the cliff near where I found that Misko's treasure cave. Nothing much on Angel Peak besides trees, loot, and moblins... Oh shit, I was just about to climb up Mount Floria, but then I saw a little cave path with a bunch of electric keese, and that leads through to Riola Spring... oh okay. I guess I won't be cutting through the peak of Mount Floria for now then. I think I've discovered the non-climbing path to get up to this highest point ontop of the Floria Waterfalls from Lake Floria...
During the later part of the high session, I booted the game back up in order to finish what I started and fully clear all of the lower Floria Falls/Lake Floria exploration. Started with the little piece of land between the two lower Floria waterfalls... There's a talus here and some more loot... and then looked down with stasis and noticed a bunch of chests in Lake Floria that I still haven't gotten.
I ended up exploring more of the Lake Floria waters than I expected, since I wanted to get another Farosh Scale that dropped down near the bridge. I got a treasure chest underneath the bridge, and then headed up towards Bronas Forest and got a bunch more sunken chests. I tried using the raft for a bit, since I had a korok leaf with me, but it seems way more annoying to navigate across the lake with it than just using ice blocks.
There wasn't much else to find in Bronas Forest itself, but a few more chests by the waterfalls here... and then I went up the south Corta Lake waterfall and got a korok along the wall. Oh and I found the Phantom Ganon mask DLC chest, and apparently I haven't even seen the journal hint for this one yet.
Looks like you can easily get up to Kamah Plateau from Corta Lake too, without any climbing... up there is just a big grassy field with some trees and loot, and a hinox in the middle. And then I noticed a high ledge down below, right next to the Faron Tower... this would've been a really easy way to get ontop of that tower. There's another korok on this ledge, plus a ton of loot and some lizalfos.
Okay, back to Corta Lake... may as well iceblock up the other Corta Lake waterfall now, so then I'll have checked behind every single waterfall in the Floria Falls area... The only other thing I'll need to come back here for is that one korok by the Riola Spring waterfall that I need Zora armor for... Actually, the other waterfall going up to Corta Lake is way to skinny to possibly have anything hiding behind it, and I wouldn't even be able to iceblock up it easily. Okay so nevermind that. Instead, I went back across Bronas Forest to get back up to Kamah Plateau and dropped down onto Corta Lake from there, since I figured that'd be faster than iceblocking up the south Corta Lake waterfall again. Wow, the sunken chests in Corta Lake require some stasis puzzle solving to get, but they reward a TON of rupees.
That Riola Spring waterfall is the tallest one, and it's still very high up from here... since it's not raining and I'm feeling lazy I'm just gonna use stamina food to climb up to Riola Spring from Corta Lake instead of using Cryonis stairs... and that's where I'll end it for now, back at Riola Spring... Next time I'll likely explore Riola Spring and Calora Lake to do that Kass quest, and then from there maybe climb to the top of Mount Floria and see where the view up there takes me.