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Tenaya Falling Water | by Kahlee Spiritdancing
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Tenaya Falling Water

A big thunderstorm hit Yosemite on Saturday, July 24th, bringing lots of rain and hail to the high country. Driving along Tioga Pass Road, just east of Tenaya Lake, I pulled over to see if I could wait it out. After being pummeled with marble-sized hail for about 15 minutes, I was rewarded with a spontaneous waterfall cascading over the granite slope on the opposite side of the road right above a nice display of wildflowers. I should note that this was a handheld shot as my tripod was busy keeping dry in the trunk. Thus, it's a bit soft in focus. Nevertheless, it was a great opportunity to capture something unusual. Another transcendent moment in the wilderness...


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Taken on July 24, 2010