THE SUBWAY TOP-DOWN ROUTE

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Subway top-down route (Zion National Park) -- © 2019 Joe Braun Photography
Now down in the Left Fork, things start out looking fairly benign, but the territory will soon get much more interesting!
Subway top-down route (Zion National Park) -- © 2019 Joe Braun Photography
The first little rappel over the front of a large boulder.
The Subway photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2015 Joe Braun Photography
Looking back up at the short rappel. (The rap used to go down the awkward crack on the left.)
The Subway photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2005 Joe Braun Photography
Time for a mandatory swim through a pair of beautifully-sculpted pools!
The Subway photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2013 Joe Braun Photography
Now entering a narrow section that leads to the bowling ball corridor.
The Subway photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2015 Joe Braun Photography
Making our way through the beautiful watercourse...
The Subway photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2006 Joe Braun Photography
Down inside the "bowling ball corridor" before the logjam of 2012 -- a short little rappel or downclimb into a claustrophobic swim.
The Subway photo (Zion National Park) -- © 2015 Joe Braun Photography
In 2012, a logjam formed under the bowling ball and you now climb over it to get through.

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