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EAST AND WEST NORTHGATE PEAKS (peak scramble)

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Northgate Peaks scramble (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
Looking up at the north face of the West Northgate Peak. The knob at the top of this first pitch is the crux of the hike. BUY PHOTO
Northgate Peaks scramble (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
I think I can... I think I can...
Northgate Peaks scramble (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
Near the crux of the scramble, the view down to the valley below starts to get impressive.
Northgate Peaks scramble (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
Looking back at the crux while hiking the easier upper section. Pine Valley Peak is in the distance. BUY PHOTO
Northgate Peaks scramble (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
From the top of the West Northgate Peak, we get yet another glorious view of the North Guardian Angel. BUY PHOTO
Northgate Peaks scramble (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
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Northgate Peaks scramble (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
An antique plate photograph taken by early pioneers... :) BUY PHOTO
Northgate Peaks scramble (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
Meeshee succumbs to the heat and passes out close to the base of the mountain.

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