Zion’s Mighty Pine Creek Canyon – Apr 2004

Next day seemed like a good one for the MIGHTY Pine Creek. ‘Spossed to be full of water… it was!!

But first - had to hang out, waiting for the car spotters to return. The usual inspection by the (rather obviously) law enforcement rangerettes was tolerated. The usual antics getting the drysuits and wetsuits on were had. Hanging out in a dry suit in 85 degree sunshine - priceless... (Zion)

But first – had to hang out, waiting for the car spotters to return. The usual inspection by the (rather obviously) law enforcement rangerettes was tolerated. The usual antics getting the drysuits and wetsuits on were had. Hanging out in a dry suit in 85 degree sunshine – priceless…

Sharon does the honors on Alicia's suit, while Hank, as usual, refrains from smiling... (Zion)

Sharon does the honors on Alicia’s suit, while Hank, as usual, refrains from smiling…

This was declared a Girl's Day Out, so us guys were sent to the back. Sharon goes Au Chevaux to gain the first rappel anchor... (Zion)

This was declared a Girl’s Day Out, so us guys were sent to the back. Sharon goes Au Chevaux to gain the first rappel anchor…

Lots of water makes for lots of swimming... (Zion)

Lots of water makes for lots of swimming…

Alicia sets up the second to last rappel, Sharon and Patty, uh, supervise. (Zion)

Alicia sets up the second to last rappel, Sharon and Patty, uh, supervise.

Ah, Zion, where they sell Space Emergency Blankets right next to the Choco-diles... (Zion)

Ah, Zion, where they sell Space Emergency Blankets right next to the Choco-diles…

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Posted on Apr 5th, 2004 Canyoneering, Pine Creek, Tom Jones, Trip Report, Zion  ,  ,

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