City slicker's rules of hiking

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  1. A bighorn sheep makes its way through Zion National Park. Photo by Bill OLeary
  2. Before their final challenge at the Grand Canyon, photographer Dayna Smith studies a map at the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Photo by Bill OLeary
  3. The sandstone was buffed a tawny red, with sculpted, soaring cliffs all about us. Grand Canyon birds swooped and chortled overhead. Photo by Bill OLeary
  4. The crew, five photographers and a graphic designer, ranging in age from 49 all the way to 76, awaits word on a search for the oldest member at Spooky Gulch. Photo by Bill OLeary
  5. Clockwise from left, the author, Melina Mara (in tree), Susan Biddle and Dayna Smith stop to stretch while descending into the Grand Canyon. Photo by Bill OLeary
  6. Taking a photo break at Lower Calf Creek Falls in Boulder, Utah. Photo by Bill OLeary

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