EAST FORK of MISERY CANYON

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The Barracks, Upper Parunuweap Canyon photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2019 Joe Braun Photography
Golden glow lights up the Barracks. BUY PHOTO
The Barracks, Upper Parunuweap Canyon photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2019 Joe Braun Photography
Enter the golden corridor... BUY PHOTO
Misery Canyon East Fork (Zion National Park) -- © 2021 Joe Braun Photography
Another beautiful turn in the East Fork of the Virgin River! BUY PHOTO
The Barracks, Upper Parunuweap Canyon photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2009 Joe Braun Photography
Looking downstream to the exit point on the right. Many people miss this spot, so a GPS and map are quite useful.
The Barracks, Upper Parunuweap Canyon (Zion National Park) -- © 2019 Joe Braun Photography
Around the corner from the exit point is the legendary Powell Plaque. BUY PHOTO
The Barracks, Upper Parunuweap Canyon photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2009 Joe Braun Photography
The steep initial scramble out of Parunuweap. It's not a technical climb, but it could be intimidating to some.
The Barracks, Upper Parunuweap Canyon photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2009 Joe Braun Photography
Within minutes, we are several hundred feet above the river.
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.

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