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MYSTERY CANYON

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Mystery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2015 Joe Braun Photography
Peering down at the majestic Mystery Canyon from a spot just off the East Mesa Trail. The entry point is further to the left/west near the head of the canyon.
Mystery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2015 Joe Braun Photography
Standing at the start of the trail-of-use just east of the head of the canyon.
Mystery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2015 Joe Braun Photography
And we begin our descent down the infamous Death Gully...
Mystery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2015 Joe Braun Photography
The steep trail is manageable, but it is easy to slip on the loose rocks and sand.
Mystery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2016 Joe Braun Photography
Take great care to avoid sending a boulder down on your friends.
Mystery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2015 Joe Braun Photography
Approaching the bottom of the erosion gully where the hiking levels out a bit...
Mystery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2015 Joe Braun Photography
Rappel A--a short little rap down a slab to get you warmed up.
Mystery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2015 Joe Braun Photography
Silhouetted trees by the beautiful streaked wall.
Mystery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2015 Joe Braun Photography
Going down Rappel C, another short rap that can be downclimbed and even upclimbed.
Mystery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2015 Joe Braun Photography
Rappel D. After these short raps, the canyon is ready to get more interesting!

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