Contemplation Couple: a couple stop on the bridge in the middle of a snowstorm deep in Zion Canyon.
Icicles Hanging in Zion Grotto
Icicles Hanging in Zion Grotto: where ever a drip would happen in summertime, an icicle appears in winter.
Snowy Zion Bench
February 2019: Snowy Zion Bench near the Emerald Pools
The Lovely Wall
The Lovely Wall: pretty trees, ferns and grasses grow along the banks in this slot canyon. Death Hollow is a gorgeous trip.
Serene Canyon: a peaceful section of Death Hollow.
Dead Tree, Death Hollow
Dead Tree in Death Hollow lower section
A Splendid Canyon
A Splendid Canyon: Death Hollow slot canyon offers a little bit of everything including this wonderful creekside view.
Plunge Pool in Death Hollow
Majestic Death Hollow Canyon
August 2018: Majestic Death Hollow Canyon: the stream has volcanic boulders, the cliffs are enormous white, the grass and trees thrive in this oasis. This is a gorgeous destination for any off-the-beaten-path adventurer.
High Waterfall and Steam
June 2018: High Waterfall and Steam: the distant Hellhole canyon waterfall creates a delightful summer stream when it rains with smaller waterslides and waterfalls.
Rock with a View
Rock with a View overlooking the Grand Canyon from Toroweap.
Looking Over a Billion Years
Looking Over a Billion Years: gazing into the Grand Canyon involves looking down but also looking back into the past of the Earth. A lone woman sits at Toroweap gazing down at sunset.
March 2018: Deep Toroweap. The 3,000 foot drop at Toroweap inspires and frightens. The edge of the cliff looks straight down to the Colorado River below. Red cliffs, beautiful skies and fine details in the foreground show all the details of landscape photography.
Toroweap Classic View
Toroweap Classic View upsteam as the Colorado River bends its' way deeper into the Grand Canyon.
Virgin Springs of the Narrows
November 2016: Virgin Springs of the Narrows: Big Spring is 4 miles up the wet trail but this spring is surrounded by ferns and flowers.
Clear Water from Big Springs
Clear Water from Big Springs flows into the Virgin River.
Big Springs in the Narrows
Big Springs in the Narrows has two large gushing water sources coming out of the cliff rock and creating a small oasis on the side of the river.
Chip off the Old Block
Chip off the Old Block: a smaller submerged rock in the Virgin River Narrows stands near a large boulder in the middle of the River.
Virgin River Through the Trees
Virgin River Through the Trees in the main canyon of Zion.
Grass Beside the Falls
Grass Beside the Falls at Double Falls and Pool
Behind Double Falls
Behind Double Falls in Zion Right Fork. My hiking/life companion sits on a rock on the far side of the pool.
Zion Double Falls in Spring
Zion Double Falls in Spring with all the new green growth and plenty of high water.
Rocky Waterfall: Clear mountain waters flows over a moss-covered boulder deep within Zion National Park.
Tiny Red Flowers and Zion Waterfall
Tiny Red Flowers and Zion Waterfall in the upper reaches of the Right Fork.
Zion Secret Oasis
May 2017: Zion Secret Oasis: The upper sections of Right Fork North Creek feature tremendous waterfalls, one after another. This scenic pool and waterfall had red wildflowers in a deep redrock canyon.
Barrier Falls, Zion
Barrier Falls, Zion's Right Fork. This section of North Creek is lush, green, wet, beautiful and makes for a very long day of exploration. To see this beauty is a journey and adventure!
Hell Hole Waterfall
December 2017: Hell Hole Waterfall: this sporadic waterfall is tricky to catch. I've hiked here several times in the rain only to get no waterfall. This year I was in the canyon during the rain and watched and heard the water begin its' plummet of 800 feet.
The Alien Planet
July 2016: The Alien Planet: if Mars had lots of water, I image it would look like Lake Powell at dusk. The clouds went purple and orange on this night reflecting their colors onto the rocks below!
Entering Black Canyon
Entering Black Canyon from Willow Springs.
Emerald Cave of Black Canyon
Emerald Cave of Black Canyon: The green water is clear because the Hoover Dam captures all the silt. The water's color is mesmerizingly gorgeous. This cave can only be reached by small watercraft (canoe, kayak). What a great adventure.
Cactus and Colorado River
April 2016: Cactus and Colorado River as seen on the Arizona shore of Black Canyon.
Upstream to the Narrows
Upstream to the Narrows and surrounded by autumn trees and the tall canyon walls in the Narrows of Zion.
Zion Autumn in the Narrows
Zion Autumn in the Narrows with a gorgeous big cottonwood tree in wonderful yellow color! Glowing beautiful sandstone cliffs surround the river.
First Fallen Leaves
First Fallen Leaves from a yellow cottonwood tree in the Narrows of the Virgin River.
Beauty of Zion NarrowS
Beauty of Zion Narrows captured in a small section where a green tree overhangs the rocky river.
Golden Canyon Walls, Zion Narrows
Golden Canyon Walls, Zion Narrows acheive spectacular colors of orange, gold and red during the morning hours. Here a rivulet of rocks and water spread out in the canyon.
Light and Darkness
Light and Darkness in Zion Narrows
Autumn Trees in Virgin River Narrows
Autumn Trees in Virgin River Narrows are yellow, green and stunning. The river curves coolly through the rocks as orange reflected light falls into the canyon.
Gregory Butte Peak and La Verkin Creek
November 2015: Gregory Butte Peak and La Verkin Creek
Just after sunset, I stood beside La Verkin creek and photographed autumn leaves and Gregory Butte peak. The Kolob canyon section of Zion national park is renown for its' majestic scenery.
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