The Final Tally

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    As of April 1, California's snowpack is at 50 percent of normal. Despite a good March, and a huge storm which essentially raised the snowpack from 30 percent at the beginning of the month, we are still at awful low levels. The snow has already started melting, and our waterfall season will be a short one. Time to get out and enjoy the waterfalls now, while you can!

    This is from a couple weeks ago, at Russian Gulch State Park. An easy hike to a small but pretty waterfall. The jumble of logs really adds to the character of this waterfall, in my opinion.

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    1. outdoorPDK 35 months ago | reply

      Very pretty with all the ferns and mosses!

    2. stu-pot78 35 months ago | reply

      great shot !!!

    3. cat/cat 35 months ago | reply

      magnifique shot sublime

    4. Nwbama 35 months ago | reply


    5. _SG_ 35 months ago | reply

      simply wonderful capture

      [ via flickriver explore  --_SG_ ]

    6. jack4pics 35 months ago | reply

      Mighty beautiful!

    7. Island-Em. 35 months ago | reply

      Gorgeous waterfall and wonderful colours, very nice!

    8. S. P. Arrow 35 months ago | reply

      Beautiful shot of a shapely falls. It's a shame that there hasn't been more snow and rain, not just because of the short waterfall season but because of the scarcity of fresh drinking water. I myself can't decide which is worse. Let's just hope for more water!

    9. LongInt57 35 months ago | reply

      Fabulous take, Leon.

    10. Kostas Petropoulos Photography 35 months ago | reply

      Wonderful photo, beautifully framed !
      Congrats on Explore !!!

    11. wintercove 35 months ago | reply

      I always get the feeling that I could step right into the scene. Super nice composition here.

    12. Tom ♠ 35 months ago | reply

      A delightful scene, excellent tonal range and composition, perfect, congrats :)

    13. Willie Huang Photo 35 months ago | reply

      This one is absolutely stunning. Beautiful waterfall spread and mossy greens. I also agree the logjam adds to this shot!

    14. Lukas Wenger Photography 35 months ago | reply

      When I was there a few years ago the water wasn't so evenly distributed. This looks much nicer to me

    15. Ron Riggs 35 months ago | reply

      Very nice shot, I was there two weeks ago and have a shot from the same spot. Love your photo stream.

    16. Rui Almeida. 35 months ago | reply

      wow! fantastic photography! you are absolutely inspiring. congratulations for explore
      Seen in the interestingness archives. ( ?² )

    17. Lanti _ 23 months ago | reply

      The image was pricked out even in the preview.
      The wonderful contrasts of color.

    18. glassjudah 12 months ago | reply

      One day I'd like to be there when there is that much water. Nice take Leon.

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