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CHECKERBOARD MESA CANYON

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Checkerboard Mesa (Zion National Park) -- © 2009 Joe Braun Photography
Checkerboard Mesa--one of the more remarkable landmarks in the East Canyon. BUY PHOTO
Checkerboard Mesa Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2009 Joe Braun Photography
Starting the hike up Checkerboard Mesa Canyon, the drainage to the west of Checkerboard Mesa. BUY PHOTO
Checkerboard Mesa Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2009 Joe Braun Photography
Typical hiking in the pleasant and slightly overgrown drainage.
Checkerboard Mesa Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2009 Joe Braun Photography
Pondering a way around a little boulder obstacle.
Checkerboard Mesa Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2009 Joe Braun Photography
The walk-around trail of use above the boulder obstacle! BUY PHOTO
Checkerboard Mesa Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2009 Joe Braun Photography
At the top of the saddle, we get our first views south with Parunuweap Canyon far in the distance. BUY PHOTO
The Barracks, Upper Parunuweap Canyon photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2009 Joe Braun Photography
Looking north from the top of the saddle; Route 9 is one mile away. BUY PHOTO
The Barracks, Upper Parunuweap Canyon photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2009 Joe Braun Photography
"Escape from Parunuweap" -- the White Cliffs on a stormy day. BUY PHOTO

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