From along the Zion Highway looking up the steep sanstone walls.
Snow covered red and white sandstone.
From near the Zion Overlook Trail looking south.
Just outside of the Mount Carmel Tunnel.A similar image of this
The West Temple
A close up of the hoodoo spires found on top of The Court of the
The East Temple
The Court of the Patriarchs
Sheer sandstone cliffs with sinusoidal curved hoodoos on top.
The blood stained Altar of Sacrifice.
Snowy Strata lines as seen from along the Zion Highway.
Rhythmic stratification as seen from the Zion Highway.
Near the eastern entrance looking east toward Checkerboard Mesa'
Looking up the steep snow covered walls of Checkerboard Mesa.
Another shot of a snowy Checkerboard Mesa
A snow frosted Checkerboard Mesa.
From near the start of the Zion Overlook Trail.
Along the Zion Overlook Trail
Just off the trail to the Zion Overlook looking southwest.
Looking south from near the Zion Overlook.Snow covered sandstone
From near the Zion Overlook TrailMore Pictures of Zion National
Strawberry Point, among The Pink CliffsLooking northwest from ne
Giant Orange Sand Castles
These formations are the same as the Cedar Break area.
Pine Knoll 8,535
From Highway 89 looking east.The Sunset Cliffs along the Paunsau
From Highway 89 looking east toward the Sevier PlateauMount Dutt
Paunsaugunt Plateau, The Sunset Cliffs
From near the town of Marysvale looking north towardBig Rock Ca
Looking west toward Zion National ParkThis is a spring pump wind
These Buffalo had destroyed the fence to get into the parking lo
Nothing like fresh melted road water on a cold afternoon.
Some refreshing melted snow for the thirsty buffalo.
Lapping up some buffalo-buscuit flavored water.
Mmmmm... Cow-pie smoothie.
Time to go back to converitng hay into pucky.
Whatchoo looking at?
Climbing back over the snow wall.
Driving south down the snowy House Rock Valley Road with the Coc
Burnt Orange Sanstone Knolls
This is seen along the trail to the Wave (This is looking back t
Snow Crystals had formed over the entire lower half of Utah.
Swirling layers like pages of sand.
Coyote Buttes, you could hear the coyotes in the distance, cackl
A written record of the past few million years.
A snow hat to keep cool in the blazing Sun.
Sandstone layeres painted in snow.
Looking southeast toward Top Rock Mesa. Straight ahead lies The
Top Rock Mesa. The giant crevice in the center guides you toward
Top Rock. A closer view of the crevice.You can see a little arch
More Coyote Buttes to the southeast.
Layers of time with a tinge of turbulance.
The Butte Brothers with their arched faces looking west to catch
Among the Buttes
The snow just makes the colors that much more extreme.
An arched Butte
Frozen Caramel Castles
Worlds of whirls and swirls
Gnarled ancient sandstone.
A capstone that refuses to erode.
Three little buttes below.
Looks like the skull of a muppet.
An arch above the Wave
A different texture of sandstone.
Frozen Silent Music
Rarely does something so silent, make so much sound.
The sandstone smile looks happily towards his bretheren.
Strange iron deposits found along the red stripes.
A much lesser travelled area of the Coyote Buttes.
The contrast of two timeframes.
A mushroom hoodoo found above the Wave.
This is near the final approach to the Wave
Sine waves of time, undulating in a frozen dance.
More Sandstone Stratification found along the trail.
The northern Coyote Buttes
The brain behind it all.
Atop the northern end of the Coyote Buttes
Snow covered giant hoodoos.
A view of the only difficult route finding area.You cross over t
On the northwet side of Paria Canyon you can see Molly's Nipple
The Wave is just a small section within the Coyote Buttes.
This is an excellent example of rythmic layering.
More patterned stratification.Some people don't beleive that the
Looks like a strange latex rubber layer stretched over the rock.
Time+ Water+ Wind + Sandstone = Organic Art
The Wave with a smidgen of snow.
Wave turbulance frozen in time.
Follow the corridor to the Sun.
Standing waves of sound recorded in sand.
Demonic images found within the strata.
The Big Wave, it looks like a giant peice of wood.
A close up of the giant mesa walls behind the Wave.Reminds me of
The division between new and old.
The giant mesa behind the Wave.
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