Secret waterfalls revealed in Yosemite thanks to rainy season


SELF AND SHARES THE EXTRAORDINARY VIEWS TONIGHT SOME NOT SEEN IN , YEARS.>>WORDS FALL SHORT OF PRISTINE BEAUTY. OVERFLOWING THE SENSES, EVEN MILES OFF IN THE DISTANCE.>>OUR GRANDSON ASKED HOW GOD CAN MAKE ALL THAT WATER. VICKI: YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK CAPTIVATING. THIS YEAR, BRINGING A RARE EXPERIENCE.>>THEY ARE VERY FULL, VERY POWERFUL. VICKI: SPRING RUNOFF ENCOMPASSING THE VALLEY. RECORD SNOWFALL. MELTING INTO 360 DEGREE VIEWS OF WATERFALLS, CREATING INSPIRATION TO CAPTURE YOSEMITE’S EXQUISITE SCALE.>>I FEEL GRATITUDE. VICKI: THE FOURTH OF BRIDAL VEIL FALLS, SEEN FROM AFAR, UP CLOSE, IS WHERE IT’S POWER IS TRULY FELT.>>YOU CANNOT EVEN HEAR ME BECAUSE OF THE SOUND OF THE FALLS THAT IS JUST EVERYWHERE. VICKI: A CAPACITY DROWNED IN YEARS PAST. HERE IS 2014 DURING THE HEARTS OF CALIFORNIA’S DROUGHT AND NOW, THAT IS ME SOAKED WITH WATER, RUSHING DOWN AT THE FEET OF THE FALL.>>I WOULD NOT HAVE EXPECTED THIS. VICKI: A 2600 FEET, YOSEMITE FALLS IS THE FIFTH TALLEST IN THE WORLD, WITH A CAPACITY NOW THE STRONGEST IN YEARS. THE TRULY UNIQUE SIT GHT, OUR EPHEMERAL WATERFALLS.>>I HAVE NEVER SEEN THAT ONE BEFORE. VICKI: THANKS TO THE MERCED RIVER AND CREEKS PORING OVER YOSEMITE’S DRAMATIC VERTICAL DROP.>>A LOT OF THEM ARE FLOWING SO BIG RIGHT NOW AND WITH SUCH VELOCITY, THAT THEY ARE CREATING EFFECTS OF WATERFALLS. VICKI: TOO MANY TO NAME, ALIVE ONCE AGAIN. AFTER BEING DRY FOR YEARS.>>IT IS JUST FUN. I MEAN, IT IS EXCITING. VICKI: OVERFLOWING IN MEMORIES. FOR THOSE LUCKY TO SOAK IN YOSEMITE’S EXTRAORDINARY GIFT OF NATURE. YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK TELLS US THERE ARE HUNDREDS IF NOT THOUSANDS OF THESE EPHEMERAL FALLS, AND YOU CAN COME TO EXPERIENCE THE RARE CONDITIONS FOR AT LEAST THE NEXT MONTH.

3 Replies to “Secret waterfalls revealed in Yosemite thanks to rainy season”

  1. Yosemite Falls is NOT the fifth tallest in the World. It's probably the 7th or 8th depending on which waterfalls in Norway and Peru you include in the list: Angel, Tugela, Yumbilla, Ramnefjell, Monge, Gocta, Yosemite.

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