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BEHUNIN CANYON

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West Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2016 Joe Braun Photography
The approach to Behunin Canyon is via the long uphill slog on the West Rim Trail. BUY PHOTO
West Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2016 Joe Braun Photography
After four miles of hiking and roughly 2000 feet of elevation gain, we reach the saddle between Behunin and lower Telephone Canyon. BUY PHOTO
Behunin Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2016 Joe Braun Photography
Leaving the West Rim Trail, we get a great view as we make our way down a large sandstone shelf into Behunin Canyon. BUY PHOTO
Behunin Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2016 Joe Braun Photography
Looking up at the beautiful streaked walls at the head of the canyon. BUY PHOTO
Behunin Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2016 Joe Braun Photography
The upper section of canyon is overgrown, but it's easy enough to find a path through. BUY PHOTO
Behunin Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2016 Joe Braun Photography
The slickrock to the left just above the watercourse is often the easier route...
Behunin Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2016 Joe Braun Photography
After roughly .8 miles in the upper section of Behunin, the canyon abruptly turns left and opens up. Now things are going to get interesting.
Behunin Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2016 Joe Braun Photography
A clearer view of the turn in the canyon with the impressive walls of Mount Majestic in the background. BUY PHOTO

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