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EAGLE CRAGS TRAIL (and Lower Mountain)

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Eagle Crags Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2011 Joe Braun Photography
Getting closer to the impressive Eagle Crags formations! BUY PHOTO
Eagle Crags Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2011 Joe Braun Photography
The trail heads south and ends on the east side of the Eagle Crags. BUY PHOTO
Eagle Crags Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2011 Joe Braun Photography
A wonderful view at the end of the trail; this should be the turnaround point for most hikers. BUY PHOTO
Eagle Crags Trail to Lower Mountain photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2011 Joe Braun Photography
For those looking to hike up to Lower Mountain, the faint unmaintained trail continues to the south. This route is strenuous and navigating the trail(s) of use may be difficult. BUY PHOTO
Eagle Crags Trail to Lower Mountain photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2011 Joe Braun Photography
The tedious trail hugs the eastern slopes of the Vermillion Cliffs and traverses 16 gullies like this. BUY PHOTO
Eagle Crags Trail to Lower Mountain photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2011 Joe Braun Photography
This spire formation is a good landmark. When you are only one gully away from the spire, the trail will turn right (west) to head straight up the slopes towards the base of Lower Mountain. BUY PHOTO
Eagle Crags Trail to Lower Mountain photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2011 Joe Braun Photography
Heading up the steep and sandy slope! BUY PHOTO
Eagle Crags Trail to Lower Mountain photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2011 Joe Braun Photography
The trail then follows a shelf along the base of the cliffs. BUY PHOTO

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