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Captured early February 2016 on the North Fork of the Yuba River between Sierra City and Downieville in the Sierra Nevada. Connie and I took a drive over Donner Pass, then headed towards Sierra Ville and up to the Sierra Buttes. For this particular capture, I had my tripod propped in the water a couple feet above the surface, and had my feet balanced on exposed rocks, probably not the smartest thing when spring run off is at its full potential which it wasn’t, also this area was on an inside bend of the river. When the Yuba is out of control, it’s a done deal if you get caught in it, unless you are fast thinking and a skilled swimmer. The Yuba River is one of the most beautiful river systems in the Sierra Nevada. I would highly recommend a drive down old Highway 49 if you are in the area, and have never been.
This is a single exposure.
From THE SIERRA NEVADA