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THE TRANS-ZION TREK (The Zion Traverse)

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Hidden Canyon photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2010 Joe Braun Photography
Hiking up the initial switchbacks of the East Rim Trail with a great view of Angels Landing and the Organ. BUY PHOTO
East Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
A dark section of the East Rim Trail as it wanders above the Echo Canyon slot. BUY PHOTO
East Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
Trail junction along the East Rim Trail. Be sure to head down to the right along the lesser-traveled and more obscure trail to the East Entrance. BUY PHOTO
East Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
The section through Echo Canyon is the most rugged and strenuous part of the whole trek. Hiking this stretch in the dark is not recommended. BUY PHOTO
East Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
This is one of the few parts of the trek that has a few semi-exposed areas. BUY PHOTO
East Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
View from the east plateau after the trail finally tops out. BUY PHOTO
Cable Mountain photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2006 Joe Braun Photography
The lonely east plateau above the main canyon. The going is much easier here! BUY PHOTO
East Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
Near the end of the trek, we get some good views of the White Cliffs in the upper East Canyon. BUY PHOTO
East Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2007 Joe Braun Photography
Dramatic light near the East Entrance Trailhead. BUY PHOTO

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