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Into the Narrows, Zion National Park - Utah

In fall, the Virgin River becomes calm and clear, allowing hikers to travel up or down the canyon with only minimal technical difficulty.  In the spring though, it is a different story. The water is high, wild, and cold, forcing most to wear dry suits and specialized footwear to negotiate the rocks within the murky torrent.

Into the Narrows, Zion National Park - Utah

In fall, the Virgin River becomes calm and clear, allowing hikers to travel up or down the canyon with only minimal technical difficulty. In the spring though, it is a different story. The water is high, wild, and cold, forcing most to wear dry suits and specialized footwear to negotiate the rocks within the murky torrent.