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MISERY CANYON (Fat Man's Misery)

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Misery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2004 Joe Braun Photography
Another beautiful turn in the East Fork of the Virgin River! BUY PHOTO
The Barracks, Upper Parunuweap Canyon photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2009 Joe Braun Photography
Looking downstream to the exit point on the right. Many people miss this spot, so a GPS and map are quite useful.
Misery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2006 Joe Braun Photography
Adventure Jeep drives past the legendary Powell Plaque. BUY PHOTO
Misery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2006 Joe Braun Photography
The scramble out of Parunuweap! It's not a technical climb, but it could be a little intimidating to those with no rock-scrambling experience.
Misery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2004 Joe Braun Photography
Hiking up and out the "Checkerboard Mesa Escape Route" -- four miles of beautiful uphill slog. Now it's time to pay the piper. BUY PHOTO
Misery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2004 Joe Braun Photography
The late afternoon sun hits the amazing slickrock formations. BUY PHOTO
Misery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2004 Joe Braun Photography
Making our way back to Checkerboard Mesa Canyon at sundown. Glad to have a headlamp with us!

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