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BRIDGE MOUNTAIN ARCH (Crawford Arch via Gifford Canyon)

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Bridge Mountain Arch Route photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2005 Joe Braun Photography
Time to do some more work! We leave the streambed of Hepworth and hike northwest up to the couloir north of Bridge Mountain. Head for the lowest saddle just left of that little rock formation in the middle.
Bridge Mountain Arch Route photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2005 Joe Braun Photography
Heading down the north side of the couloir. Lots of loose sand and soil and a few tricky rock-scrambling obstacles.
Bridge Mountain Arch Route photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2005 Joe Braun Photography
From our secret little crack in the wall, we get a wonderfully unique view peeking out at Mount Spry and the main canyon.
Bridge Mountain Arch Route photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2005 Joe Braun Photography
Bo gives a little handline to help everybody past this one slippery exposed slab of rock.
Bridge Mountain Arch Route photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2005 Joe Braun Photography
Cliff examines the infamous chimney obstacle and the age-old log aid.
Bridge Mountain Arch Route photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2005 Joe Braun Photography
Bo makes his way up to the top!
Bridge Mountain Arch Route photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2005 Joe Braun Photography
Past the chimney, we have a few more scrambling obstacles to make it to the shelf north of Bridge Mountain.
Bridge Mountain Arch Route photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2005 Joe Braun Photography
Coming around to the top of the shelf. This section is just a wee bit exposed...

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