MISERY CANYON (Fat Man's Misery)

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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) -- © 2016 Joe Braun Photography
Making our way to the top of the initial steep climb...
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.
Misery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2004 Joe Braun Photography
The late afternoon sun hits the amazing slickrock formations.
Misery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2016 Joe Braun Photography
Group photo at the saddle celebrating our survival. It's all downhill from here!
Misery Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2004 Joe Braun Photography
Sunset approaching Checkerboard Mesa Canyon. If you're hiking back late, a headlamp can save the day...

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