By: Tom Jones
Utah's Zion National Park is the spectacular climax of the Colorado Plateau. Away from the roads, off the trails, Zion is a land of deep-cut, beautiful canyons. Exploring these canyons combines the skills of climbing, hiking, swimming, caving and orienteering into the sport of canyoneering.
This guide leads the reader to forty-nine adventures in and around Zion National Park. It includes:
Descriptions of selected trails
Thorough information on off-trail classics such as The Subway and The Narrows
Details of technical canyoneering in great canyons such as Pine Creek, Mystery and Behunin
Valuable pointers on gear, climate, safety and environmental awareness
Sections on the area's history and geology that will enrich your visit