Album: Zion NP: Mount Majestic & Cathedral Mountain


Category
Outdoor Adventures
Album Date
11/5/2005 12:00:00 AM
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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11/5/2005 5:49:33 AM
Mike and Courtney 
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11/5/2005 6:14:02 AM
Mike 
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11/5/2005 6:23:49 AM
 
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11/5/2005 6:31:05 AM
 
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11/5/2005 6:32:56 AM
Nice view from trail junction near Angels Landing 
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11/5/2005 6:33:10 AM
 
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Angels Landing 
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Mount Majestic 
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Mount Majestic 
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Cathedral Mountain 
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Cathedral Mountain 
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Mount Majestic 
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Mount Majestic 
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Cathedral Mountain 
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11/5/2005 7:16:08 AM
 
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11/5/2005 7:27:40 AM
 
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Courtney 
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11/5/2005 7:46:59 AM
Headwall at the upper portion of Behunin Canyon 
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11/5/2005 8:03:56 AM
Headwall at the upper portion of Behunin Canyon 
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Upper end of Behunin Canyon 
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Behunin Canyon 
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Behunin Canyon 
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Behunin Canyon 
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Behunin Canyon 
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Behunin Canyon 
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Behunin Canyon 
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Behunin Canyon 
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Behunin Canyon 
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Behunin Canyon 
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Behunin Canyon 
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Behunin Canyon (first rappel location) 
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Behunin Canyon 
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11/5/2005 8:43:06 AM
Mike 
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11/5/2005 8:49:09 AM
Courtney 
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11/5/2005 9:13:15 AM
Behunin Canyon 
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Behunin Canyon 
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Approaching Mount Majestic's summit mesa 
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Mount Majestic South Summit 
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Mount Majestic South Summit 
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Mount Majestic South Summit 
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Mike 
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Mike on the final 50 feet to the mesa 
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11/5/2005 10:36:24 AM
 
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Mount Majestic South Summit 
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Approaching Mount Majestic's North Summit 
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On top of Mount Majestic's north summit. No great view, just a lot of brush. 
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On top of Mount Majestic's north summit. 
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On top of Mount Majestic's north summit. 
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Interesting eroded formation just south of Mount Majestic's north summit. 
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Interesting eroded formation just south of Mount Majestic's north summit. 
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11/5/2005 11:30:50 AM
This is what lies between the North and South summit caps of Mount Majestic: a sea of manzanita. 
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Cathedral Mountain 
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Mount Majestic south summit. Notice the endless manzanita. It may look pretty in the photo but expect shredded clothing and bloody legs. 
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This south summit is well protected by a very dense sea of manzanita. It doesn't get much thicker than this. 
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Finally through the manzantia Mike and I catch up with Courtney who is waiting at the base of the north side of the south summit. 
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Looking back at the manzanita we crossed on the mesa 
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Mount Majestic's south summit is well defending by a outer field of thick manzanita while the summit itself is surrounded by a steep wall on all sides. On the north end of the south summit we found a weekness in the defensive wall. 
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With a boost from Mike, Courtney takes the lead 
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Mike's pants were shredded and bloodied by the manzantia. 
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I wait at this shelf for Courtney to solo up the remainder of our route 
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The middle portion of our attack on Majestic's south summit involved a class 5 chimney move. Courtney solo'd this but even with rock shoes and a belay I had difficulty on this awkward chimney. The sandstone was rather poor here. 
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The top of the south summit of Mount Majestic isn't much more interesting than the north summit. 
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Small cairn on Mount Majestic's south summit. No register present. 
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Courtney prepares to rappel off the south side of Mount Majestic's south summit. 
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Courtney prepares to rappel off the south side of Mount Majestic's south summit. 
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Courtney rappels off the south side of Mount Majestic's south summit. 
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Courtney prepares to rappel off the south side of Mount Majestic's south summit. 
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Courtney rappels off the south side of Mount Majestic's south summit. This was a fairly nice rappel. 
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Looking back at where we rappelled off the south summit 
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Looking back at where we rappelled off the south summit 
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Approaching Cathedral Mountain. A saddle connects between Cathedral and Majestic. 
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Mount Majestic's south summit 
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Mount Majestic's south summit 
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Beautiful overhanging wall on the south side of Cathedral Mountain 
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Beautiful overhanging wall on the south side of Cathedral Mountain 
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Summit of Cathedral Mountain 
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Summit of Cathedral Mountain. Just like Mount Majestic there wasn't much to see here. 
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Summit of Cathedral Mountain 
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Mike 
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First rappel into Hook Canyon 
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First rappel into Hook Canyon 
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First rappel into Hook Canyon 
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Descending down Hook Canyon 
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Hook Canyon 
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Hook Canyon 
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Exiting Hook Canyon we lose our last hint of daylight 
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Back on the trail at last 
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Angels Landing trailhead 
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Back to the car