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mike_lindacherNarrows and Zion  Sucess!


one of the most impressive hikes around, and just a taste of what zion has to offer
Posted Dec 11, 2013 12:22 pm

forgues9999One of the hikes
Date Climbed: Apr 18, 2009


we did while visiting Zion. Would love to return one day, so many beautiful areas in the park
Posted Nov 29, 2013 4:22 pm

fedakThrough Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 18, 2013


Overnight backpack through hike with the stop at camp #2

Full fall foliage in the canyon and in the 30's overnight. Dunked my camera right as I got to Wall Street. :(

Pics from the 1st 12 miles or so are here.

Posted Oct 24, 2013 10:33 pm

sardudeFun  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2011


Did it T.A. in 10/2011 & w/ my son in 10/2012. both times as an overnite.
Posted Jul 31, 2013 10:42 pm

sardudeFun  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2011


Did it T.A. in 10/2011 & w/ my son in 10/2012. both times as an overnite.
Posted Jul 31, 2013 10:42 pm

ShayleeNarrows  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2013


Posted Jun 26, 2013 9:37 am

utahguy058Whoopsie Daisy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2007


We did this as a backpack from the top down and spent a night in the canyon. We came through a day after a flash flood had swept through and the water was completely brown the entire way down, so you couldn't see where you were stepping. It seemed as if every time I quit using my hiking stick to see where I was stepping is when I'd find a pothole and fall in submerging myself. The highlight was sleeping under the stars in the narrows. One of the most memorable experiences I've had in the outdoors. The rest was pretty fantastic as well.
Posted Jun 20, 2013 11:03 am

Jwp2025Narrows Top Down  Sucess!
I went back to Zion with my wife and 10 month son to do the Narrows top down. It was excellent. The water level was @ 30cfs which made for an easier time. I did bring a walking stick to help me balance with a baby on my back.
Posted Jul 12, 2012 12:38 pm

Jwp2025Top Down  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2011
We did it in about 10 hours conditions were perfect. I never saw such unique and beautiful before in my life.
Posted May 16, 2012 1:58 pm

Liba Kopeckovamy first trip to USA  Sucess!

Liba Kopeckova

This hike was part of my first trip to USA. I tried to explore as much as possible, and took an extensive trip over the American Southwest.
I did return back in 2001, and hike only a small section with my son.
Posted Oct 15, 2011 1:39 pm

tonyoFun day
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2011


Hiked from the bottom up to campsite 11 and back. The water was pretty murky from the storm the day before, but still a pleasant day. Lots of swims. Floating downstream on our backs in the evening was pretty cool.
Posted Aug 9, 2011 12:41 am

pingzingr2nd day of the season  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2011


Completed Temple of Sinewava to Big Springs and return trip in just under ten hours. Water temp 58 degrees with a flow rate of 134 CFS (140 is the max the NPS will let people go up). The flow was pretty strong but quite fun! Def think the canyoneering boots, stick and drybags are must haves. I believe our party of three were the first to Big Springs since March due to closures and it being the second day it was open.
Posted Jun 30, 2011 4:21 am

RhythmicMomSpectacular!!  Sucess!


One of the best places in Zion Park - awesome photo opportunities. Did it with kids (about 12 and 15?) - who were very excited to hike through the water! Would go again any time!
Posted Jun 1, 2011 4:48 pm

Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2009


Journeyed a couple times up it in 2009. Made is just barely short of big springs and have explored up orderville a bit. The Narrows is gorgeous and an amazing experience you don't want to miss out on. My favorite souvenir was virgin water out of one of the rock springs. Looking forward to going back in August.
Posted Mar 18, 2011 4:50 pm

americanswissNarrows  Sucess!


Entire length twice. Countless visits. Feels other worldly inside of the canyon.
Posted Mar 8, 2011 12:47 am

reboylesGreat Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 23, 1995


I took the kids as far as we could go on a day hike. They loved it as much as I did. I'll be back for more.
Posted Dec 11, 2010 11:44 pm

dpsiebertLong Ago  Sucess!


Hiked up past Deep Creek with a buddy. Really cool.
Posted Oct 11, 2010 12:06 am

Alex WoodPretty Sweet  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2010

Alex Wood

Hiked back like 3 miles with NAU Outdoors as a trip leader for the Freshmen Wilderness Welcome program. Its an amazing area and I wanna come back and do the whole thing!
Posted Sep 10, 2010 3:24 am

patascentTop to Bottom  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 28, 2002


Fun day hike. Hired a shuttle to take us to the trailhead and we hiked/wadded/swam the full length of the canyon in a day. I remember a woman hiking just in front of us fell and seriously broke he wrist at about the 4 or 5 mile point. We helped her make a splint with some pac strapes and they turned around to head back to the shuttle drop. I was concerned that they may have to wait a long time for a ride, but we saw her partner a few days later at a local restaurant in town. It turns out that they met some other hikers along the trail on the way back to the trailhead, and the nice folks gave them the keys to their car so they could drive back into Zion for medical help. It's nice to recall " a kind act from strangers".
Posted Sep 7, 2010 3:22 pm

butitsadryheatAmazing..  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2009


One of the coolest hikes I've done with the family. Hiked about a mile past Wall Street, and along some of the side canyons. Truly amazing what water can do to sandstone and shale. While "touristy," it is highly recommended. The shoulder season would be even better.
Next time through, the Subway and Corkscrew Canyon!
Posted Jun 28, 2010 11:23 pm

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