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Gunsight Canyon, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, AZIn spring 2006, BACKPACKER editors Jon Dorn, Peter Flax, and Kris Wagner joined a group of readers for a weekend of hiking and mapping in a remote slot canyon. (Photos by Jonathan Dorn)
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Typical of the Glen Canyon area, the drainage dropped at a steady but not steep clip, also widening–with exceptions–as we covered the 8 miles to the current edge of Lake Powell.