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WEST RIM TRAIL Top-Down from Lava Point

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West Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2016 Joe Braun Photography
The West Rim Trail trailhead marker located along the dirt road under Lava Point. BUY PHOTO
West Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
Early morning sunlight hits the lonely trail. BUY PHOTO
West Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2016 Joe Braun Photography
An example of the pleasant scenery along the upper sections of the trail. BUY PHOTO
West Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
A hiker enjoys the sublime mood of the isolated upper plateau.
West Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
Soon enough, we can see signs of a viewpoint appearing to the right. BUY PHOTO
West Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2016 Joe Braun Photography
Our first teaser viewpoint showcases the South Guardian Angel in the far distance. BUY PHOTO
West Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2016 Joe Braun Photography
The ghosts of trees frame the viewpoint. BUY PHOTO
West Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2016 Joe Braun Photography
The trail makes its long and gradual descent into Potato Hollow. BUY PHOTO
West Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2016 Joe Braun Photography
The remains of burned-out trees look like an art installation. BUY PHOTO
West Rim Trail photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2008 Joe Braun Photography
The spring at Potato Hollow is often bone dry, so check conditions before relying on this as a water source.

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