Utah County Sheriff Search and Rescue members headed south to Zion National Park for some canyoneering training/recreation in Keyhole and Pine Creek Canyons without having to worry about finding and carrying anyone out.

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Who'd have pegged Adam as a tree hugger? Bruce waits his turn.

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Commitment move: Adam and David drop into the Keyhole.
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Shaun wades through Keyhole Canyon. Maybe he wouldn't be smiling so much if he knew his 300mm zoom lens was now filling with dirty water.
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David "I laugh in the face of 35 degree water!" Linton. Yeah, he's laughing on the outside.

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So it begins...Adam, Chris, Bruce, Karen and Shaun wait atop the first rappel into Pine Creek Canyon.

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Adam lowers in.
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More of the same.
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Shaun drops over the 2nd to last rap of the impressive Pine Creek Canyon.
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A Jack and the Beanstalk view of the world - looking down the final Pine Creek rappel.

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