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just passing through

we spent a few days shooting and hiking in zion

it’s still early spring, but the plants are starting to sprout

the rocks are as stunning as ever

and if you look in the right places, you’ll find lovely water

or maybe a lot of water

24 nibbles at “just passing through”

  1. Margaret says:

    Yep!! Definitely want to go there. Didn’t make it that far last time I was in the area. Thanks for the beautiful pics.

  2. Kirsa says:

    I just love this rock with the crack and the tiny plant leaves. Any idea if that was some kind of bird nest or something ?

  3. merry jennifer says:

    A good friend of mine loves going to Zion, but I’ve never been. I look at these photos, though, and it feels like I’m there. The waterfall photo is stunning.

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  5. Dawn (KitchenTravels) says:

    Zion is so gorgeous. As are your photos.

  6. Cynthe says:

    Gorgeous place!

    We spend a weekend between Christmas & New Year’s there in 2006. It’s my youngest son’s FAV place…and I must say it was awesome, especially w/o the summer crowds.

    Definitely want to do the Virgin River hike one of these days, but NOT in the winter! Late summer, early autumn would probably be perfect.

  7. Chuck says:

    Beautiful photos! Hungry Bear and I are planning a road trip to Zion and Bryce at the end of April. This will be HB’s first time to either park and she’s excited to go!

  8. megan says:

    Just beautiful, I love the waterfall one!

  9. cindy says:

    my grandparents live close to zion…it’s gorgeous! lovely shots!

  10. japhy says:

    thank you thank you thank you. i grew up in utah and am now doing some training in philly. needless to say, i miss the mountains and the beautiful sandstone deserts… you capture their essence perfectly.

  11. Kate says:

    Utah is my neck of the woods. I love it here! Jenny, your photos are stunning. I hope Utah was hospital to you.

  12. Katie says:

    I was just there! When did you go?

  13. Connie says:

    Spent my birthday there last December. What a beautiful place!
    Am already planning a return visit to hike the Narrows.

  14. Helen says:

    Hope you are having a great shoot!
    Had a great time hiking Zion with my parents years ago!

  15. Y says:

    Stunning stunning stunning!

  16. Kristin says:

    I’m hoping we’ll get to Bryce & Zion this summer. This is making me want to go even more!

  17. Ruth Ann says:

    Makes me want to go to Bryce and Zion. So beautiful!

  18. Manggy says:

    The little plant is saying, “Aggh, five more minutes please…” (pulls covers over head)
    And your brachioradialis muscle is saying Hello!! ;)

  19. Phoo-D says:

    How gorgeous! I’ve always wanted to visit Zion.

  20. Kalynskitchen says:

    Lovely photos! I’ve been hiking there many times, but not for a few years.

  21. Mark Scarbrough says:

    Zion is one of my all-time favorite places–only rivaled by Cedar Breaks nearby.

  22. Mrs Ergül says:

    Wow! These are very different images from what we usually get to see on URB, snowcapped mountains and etc! Love the photo of the trinkling water.

  23. jenyu says:

    Kirsa – no, the rock is part of an enormous rock wall with many pits in it that occur from erosion and water seeps. I’m sure a bird could nest there, but no sign of it.

    Chuck – you guys will love it. Just know that starting April 1 through October there is a shuttle system enforced for the main canyon road (no cars allowed). It will be a ZOO. Email if you have questions about things to see or do in Zion. Kolob (the NW section that is remote from the rest) is AMAZING.

    Japhy – awwww, I’m so glad I could bring a little bit of home to you :)

    Kate – Utah was awesome. The geology alone makes it phenomenal. Thank you! :)

    Katie – we were there Mar 20-22

    Manggy – you’re such a geek!

  24. tiana says:

    Your pics are absolutely gorgeous. Zion is high on my list of amazing places…..makes me want to plan another trip there.

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