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The hike through Zion's North Creek Canyon's left trailhead is to say the least - HARD - especially with a bad ankle. It is really more of an 8-mile (more like 11 miles) obstacle course, climbing over boulders and trees, criss-crossing Nort
h Creek numerable times and losing the trail over and over again. But friends Tracy, Jill and I made it and the reward was witnessing and photographing some beautiful waterfalls, The Subway, and this unique area where the creek cuts through a fissure in the Kayenta Shale affectionately known as "The Crack." Standing at this location brought back some scary memories for me as I slipped on some moss back in the spring of 2010 and almost met with disaster. To read more about my experiences and thoughts on creating this image, please read my latest blog: Revisiting a Dangerous Old Friend -

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