In the month of February the setting sun hits the granite face of the ephemeral Horsetail Falls in Yosemite and it creates what people call a ‘firefall’. Alas, last season was a low water year and clouds shrouded much of the mountain as the sun set. I’ll be heading out to Yosemite in a few weeks and hopefully the conditions will be right. But the photo above was still intriguing.
Here is Yosemite’s Horsetail Falls on a good water year in 2011