Firefall in Yosemite: Horsetail Fall’s spectacular February show


New program from Yosemite National Park’s “Nature Notes.”

This one has something to appeal to the heart of almost everybody:  Photos from Ansel Adams, photos from Galen Rowell, interviews with sons of each, discussion of the (properly) much-maligned old “firefall” of hot fire coals for tourists — and the story of the natural firefall one might see, if the conditions are right, and if one is in Yosemite in the right place, on the right days of February.

This video was produced by Steven M. Bumgardner, with extra camera help from Josh Helling.  Those guys do great work.  It features photographer Michael Frye, Michael Adams, Ansel Adams’ son, and Tony Rowell, the son of  Galen Rowell.

3 Responses to Firefall in Yosemite: Horsetail Fall’s spectacular February show

  1. […] Be sure to see the video of Yosemite Nature Notes No. 14, posted here earlier. It shows Horsetail at sunset in full glory.  Great photography. […]

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  2. James Hanley says:

    That’s fantastic. Thanks.

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  3. Scott Hanley says:

    I knew about the original firefall, but I knew nothing about this. Thanks for sharing!

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