Zion National Park

Emerald Pools - Zion National Park

Emerald Pools during a winter flash flood.

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lcarreau

lcarreau - Dec 27, 2007 12:31 pm - Voted 10/10

This is pretty

awesome! I have yet to see a flash
flood in Zion. I've seen hundreds
here in Arizona. Thanks for posting!

tanya

tanya - Dec 27, 2007 1:49 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: This is pretty

It was the most amazing day I have spent in Zion! It was winter and rocks were falling onto the road along the switchbacks.. big ones! -- that took out the road. One just missed me at about 6:30 am as I drove out of the tunnel. Trails were flooded out... but the water everywhere was fantasic!

Flash Flooding in Zion

lcarreau

lcarreau - Dec 27, 2007 3:24 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: This is pretty

Yes, guess Weeping Rock would have been
awesome. Instead of weeping, it would
look more like Yosemite Falls. Nature
at its most sinister - alluring, yet
an accident waiting to happen. Glad to
hear you didn't "buy the farm" on that day!

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