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BEARTRAP CANYON LOOP

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Beartrap Canyon Loop photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2004 Joe Braun Photography
The open valley above Willis Creek looking southwest. It's time to leave the official trail and head into the hills.
Beartrap Canyon Loop photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2004 Joe Braun Photography
Hiking up the steep saddle: slippery pine needles, then bushwhacking the dreaded gambel oak shrubs. This part was NOT fun...
Beartrap Canyon Loop photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2004 Joe Braun Photography
500 feet up from the bottom of Willis Creek, we get a great view into the mysterious Chasm Lake.
Beartrap Canyon Loop photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2004 Joe Braun Photography
Looking south from the saddle down into Beartrap. Yeah, it's all downhill from here!
Beartrap Canyon Loop photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2004 Joe Braun Photography
Down in the beautiful dry streambed of Beartrap Canyon. Water starts flowing about halfway down the canyon.
Beartrap Canyon Loop photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2004 Joe Braun Photography
Typical of the canyons in the Kolob section, upper Beartrap is quite overgrown with lush vegetation.
Beartrap Canyon Loop photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2004 Joe Braun Photography
The scenery is beautifully subtle, much like the upper sections of the North Fork of the Virgin River.
Beartrap Canyon Loop photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2004 Joe Braun Photography
Berries with cool 1970s fall colors and patterns.

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