Named after Zion National Park’s superintendent, Walter Ruesch, these switchbacks were constructed in 1926. These series of 21 switchbacks lead to the diabolical Angel’s Landing trail but you better be in decent shape to conquer both.
Neowise Comet Over Zion
The Neowise Comet travels north of Zion National Park last night.
Zion’s Observation Point Trail
It was 100 degrees Saturday and smoke from that nearby forest fire was in the air but my friend Jemmy and I made it to the top in about 2 hours. It’s 4 miles up and strenuous! All of theses images were taken with my new Google Pixel 2 smart phone camera, reputed to be…
The Anxiety-Producing Angel’s Landing Hike
This hike at Zion National Park is for adrenaline junkies. Unfortunately, I only had enough adrenaline to get near the very top but I completed the part with big drop offs left and right.
This Ain’t No Ordinary Gulch!
Buckskin Gulch along the Arizona/Utah border is the longest slot canyon in the United States. I’ve never completed the whole thing but just a few miles into this abyss is enough to gather some good images. I dragged some friends along who made for some pretty good models(No Royalties Due) and for a good sense…
Taylor Creek Trail-Zion National Park
The Taylor Creek Trail at the Kolob Canyons section of Zion National Park is an easy stroll with a big payoff at the end. The trail follows Taylor Creek for 2.2 miles where it ends at the really cool Double Arch Alcove. The trail is 2.1 miles from the Kolob Canyon Visitor Center which is…
Zion National Park’s Observation Point Trail
While Angel’s Landing and The Narrows’ hikes get all the pub and hype, the Observation Point Trail at Zion is a classic. You not only will receive a great workout, you’ll also capture some dramatic photos. It’s 4 miles up and of course 4 miles down. An elevation gain of over 2,100 feet will get…
Into The Grand Canyon
Two photos of hikers descending into The Grand Canyon on the Kaibab Trail