Yosemite firefall phenomenon

In View on September 1, 2010 at 7:02 am

For about two weeks a year, if the conditions are just right, the sun hits Horsetail Fall in Yosemite just right and turns it into “Horsetail Firefall:”

Horsetail Fall, Yosemite.

Horsetail Fall, Yosemite.

According to the post, people also used set bonfires at the top of Glacier Point, then push the embers over the side in the evenings to create man-made firefalls.

UPDATE:  Details on the man-made firefalls here at

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