T R I P__R E P O R T
Zion National Park, Utah
September 2006, TJ Avery

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TJ (me), Tanya, and James at park entrance

This is mostly a visual trip report. I've outlined the main events of our trip and described them with photos. The MAIN PHOTO PAGE contains all the other photos I took. For Tanya and I, this was our first visit to Zion National Park. Our good friend James had been several times before. We took this trip over Labor Day weekend, 2006.


DAY 1:
Flew to Vegas early
Drove to Zion (arrived about 2pm)
Made camp
Hiked Angel's Landing
Angel's Landing hike:

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DAY 2:
Checked out weeping rock
Hiked into The Narrows from Riverside Walk
Dinner in Springdale
Moonlit walk along Pa'rus trail

From our camp (Watchman Campground):

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Weeping Rock:

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Hike into The Narrows:

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DAY 3:
Emerald Pools hike (all 3: lower, middle, & upper)
Drove up Mt. Carmel Highway to Checkerboard Mesa
Drove back to Vegas (arrived ~5pm)
Nice dinner and fun in Vegas
Emerald Pools hike (all 3: lower, middle, & upper):

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Springdale:

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Vegas, baby!:

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DAY 4:
Checked out Fremont St.
Back to airport & flight home
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