THE RIGHT FORK OF NORTH CREEK (Top-Down Canyoneering Route)

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Right Fork of North Creek photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2018 Joe Braun Photography
Clouds dance above the beautiful White Cliffs!
Right Fork of North Creek photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2018 Joe Braun Photography
As we approach the Left Fork of North Creek, we navigate the various shelf systems to get to the oasis entrance.
Right Fork of North Creek photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2018 Joe Braun Photography
Time to get wet! On a hot day, the potholes of the Left Fork are a refreshing way to cool down.
Right Fork of North Creek photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2018 Joe Braun Photography
"Thank you, Left Fork, for allowing us safe passage!"
Right Fork of North Creek photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2018 Joe Braun Photography
At the Seeps is an easy hike-out spot to the south side of the canyon.
Right Fork of North Creek photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2019 Joe Braun Photography
An alternative to getting wet is to scramble down to the cliff just across from the Seeps...
Right Fork of North Creek photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2019 Joe Braun Photography
...and do a short rappel into the Left Fork. This crossover spot is typically dry.
Right Fork of North Creek photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2019 Joe Braun Photography
And now we slog up the open valley to the saddle between the Left Fork and the Right Fork.
Right Fork of North Creek photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2018 Joe Braun Photography
Working hard in the backcountry.
Right Fork of North Creek photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2018 Joe Braun Photography
Oh, what beautifully lonely scenery!

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