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Kip Marshall @life_of_zion

“Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you're passionate about something, then you're more willing to take risks.” Yo-Yo Ma
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#utah #werutah #utahunique #utahisrad #passion #theunexplored #firstdescentwithoutquestion #newplaces #originalideas #posersdontlead #zionnationalpark #zionnps #slots #canyoning  #climbersofinstagram #southernutah #igsouthwest #neverstopexploring #petzl #backcountry #goatworthy #speedgoat #iphoneonly
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“Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you're passionate about something, then you're more willing to take risks.” Yo-Yo Ma . . . . . #utah #werutah #utahunique #utahisrad #passion #theunexplored #firstdescentwithoutquestion #newplaces #originalideas #posersdontlead #zionnationalpark #zionnps #slots #canyoning #climbersofinstagram #southernutah #igsouthwest #neverstopexploring #petzl #backcountry #goatworthy #speedgoat #iphoneonly

Canyon-rule # 6: “The map is not (always) the territory.”
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Canyon-rule # 6: “The map is not (always) the territory.”

Happiest between the waves.
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Happiest between the waves.

“A paradise! Only they say nobody has ever come back to prove it.” - The Black Lagoon. I have hazy recollections, but it really feels this way sometimes.
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“A paradise! Only they say nobody has ever come back to prove it.” - The Black Lagoon. I have hazy recollections, but it really feels this way sometimes.

“To finish the moment, to find the journey's end in every step of the road, to live the greatest number of good hours, is wisdom.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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“To finish the moment, to find the journey's end in every step of the road, to live the greatest number of good hours, is wisdom.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

An unfiltered look at late season ice in southern Utah. The sky was actually this blue and the rock really was this bright. Notice the snow particles being airlifted by strong winds.
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An unfiltered look at late season ice in southern Utah. The sky was actually this blue and the rock really was this bright. Notice the snow particles being airlifted by strong winds.

”In the planning stage of a book, don't plan the ending. It has to be earned by all that will go before it.” - Rose Tremain
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”In the planning stage of a book, don't plan the ending. It has to be earned by all that will go before it.” - Rose Tremain

“There are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns — the ones we don't know we don't know”. - Donald Rumsfeld (essentially summarizing the Johari window)
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“There are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns — the ones we don't know we don't know”. - Donald Rumsfeld (essentially summarizing the Johari window)

This first-descent was the culmination of a 4-year search. Thanks goes to the CrossFit crew for helping me find it.
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This first-descent was the culmination of a 4-year search. Thanks goes to the CrossFit crew for helping me find it.

15 minutes of pleasure.....9 months of pain.
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15 minutes of pleasure.....9 months of pain.

‘Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny’. - Steve Maraboli

Sadly, the iPhone X that I dropped off this waterfall was like a brother to me.

#arizona #southrim #xpaz #igaz #igsouthwest #neverstopexploring #usinterior #iphonex #exploremore #hiking #backpacking #slotcanyons #canyoneering #dropped #righthere #livebravely #iceclimbing #beehiveice @gc #mojavedesert #greatness #movingon #grandcanyonnationalpark #grandcanyon #nationalparkgeek #iphonephotography #nationalparkphotography
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‘Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny’. - Steve Maraboli Sadly, the iPhone X that I dropped off this waterfall was like a brother to me. #arizona #southrim #xpaz #igaz #igsouthwest #neverstopexploring #usinterior #iphonex #exploremore #hiking #backpacking #slotcanyons #canyoneering #dropped #righthere #livebravely #iceclimbing #beehiveice @gc #mojavedesert #greatness #movingon #grandcanyonnationalpark #grandcanyon #nationalparkgeek #iphonephotography #nationalparkphotography

“The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist” - The Usual Suspects 
Just a little Grand Canyon humor.
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“The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist” - The Usual Suspects Just a little Grand Canyon humor.

I’m slightly perplexed as to why I enjoy this place so much.
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I’m slightly perplexed as to why I enjoy this place so much.

Thanksgiving in Grand style!
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Thanksgiving in Grand style!

‘Tis the season...
#arizona #az #grandcanyon #slots #igsouthwest #redwall #limestone #optoutside #gcseason #naturephotography #neverstopexploring #featheredfriends #forceofnature
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‘Tis the season... #arizona #az #grandcanyon #slots #igsouthwest #redwall #limestone #optoutside #gcseason #naturephotography #neverstopexploring #featheredfriends #forceofnature

“Just a split second we have been here, the whole lot of us. That’s a piece of time so small to even get a name. Those rocks are laughing at me right now, me and my worries...Yeah, it’s real humorous, that Grand Canyon.” - Simon
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“Just a split second we have been here, the whole lot of us. That’s a piece of time so small to even get a name. Those rocks are laughing at me right now, me and my worries...Yeah, it’s real humorous, that Grand Canyon.” - Simon

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