Here are photos taken Wednesday in both Sequoia National Forest and Kings Canyon National Park.
This is Roaring River Falls:
The next photo doesn’t do the juxtaposition justice. The dry, brown grass sloping down the mountain from the right, the cold, wet water rushing down the river below and the harsh rocks on the mountains in the background.
And looking up at this towering rock face from the canyon below gives you the impression it is the highest peak in the world, but from other vantage points in the area you realize it is only a small fish in the pond.