THE SUBWAY TOP-DOWN ROUTE

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Subway top-down route photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2013 Joe Braun Photography
This sign marks the spot where the Subway route leaves the family-friendly Northgate Peaks Trail. BUY PHOTO
Subway top-down route (Zion National Park) -- © 2019 Joe Braun Photography
A wonderful sunrise as we make our way into Russell Gulch. East Northgate Peak glows in the distance.
Subway top-down route (Zion National Park) -- © 2019 Joe Braun Photography
Passing through a lovely little forested area...
Subway top-down route (Zion National Park) -- © 2010 Joe Braun Photography
Our hiking route will take us over the top of the slickrock saddle in the distance (not into the valley to the right which is the Russell Gulch watercourse). BUY PHOTO
Subway top-down route (Zion National Park) -- © 2010 Joe Braun Photography
Cairns and markers occasionally show the way, but good navigational skills are required. We want to make our way to the top of the high slickrock pass in the distance. BUY PHOTO
Subway top-down route (Zion National Park) -- © 2010 Joe Braun Photography
Standing on top of the high slickrock pass, we now get a good view of the White Cliffs on the south side. BUY PHOTO
Subway top-down route (Zion National Park) -- © 2010 Joe Braun Photography
An impressive view looking down the Left Fork of North Creek! We will be down in there soon enough. BUY PHOTO
Subway top-down route (Zion National Park) -- © 2005 Joe Braun Photography
The final steep eroded descent into the bottom of Russell Gulch.

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