Ashley Maryn sampling the wonderful limestone at Sunset Alley
St. George, UT
Wild chert slab on 'Sunset Lanes'
Limestone forms from ancient seabed sediments and has fossilized ocean creatures in place, shells are a common sighting in the rock
Ash starting 'Three Pump Chump' with the impressive Blank Cave behind
This beautiful panel of stone hosts the best climbs at Sunset
Ash battles the 'Three Pump Chump'
Ash working Frick at Sunset Alley
Looking east to St. George and Red Mountain from Sunset
Em soaks puts in 'The Work and the Glory', The Diamond
Ash on 'Diamonds Are Forever'
Em below Moonlight Buttress and the start of 'Moonshadow' on the right
Em following Pitch 2 on Moonshadow
Em leads out on Pitch 3 of Moonshadow
The Great White Throne looms behind
Em climbs Pitch 6 of Moonshadow
Splendid views of the Spaceshot Wall with building thunderheads
Em on Pitch 7 of Moonshadow
The threatening thunderstorm finally caught us on Pitch 9
Reluctantly, we bailed 2 pitches from the summit!
Braving the raging Virgin River a second time for the day was unforgettable.
The rain poured down Zion Canyon as we boarded the shuttle bus and our drenched bodies attracted stares from the other passengers.
Storm clearing over Springdale and Zion Canyon