. . . The idea all started in the Ditto's kitchen; Julia had been brainstorming places in Alaska that would be snow-free in early May and would be good, week long backpacking trips. Not many places had come to mind, so Jonathan (Mr. Ditto, also known as "the Guy") brought in a new idea; "Why not go to Zion?" he asked. Within an hour, prices had been calculated and a plan began to formulate. Six months later, a plane left from Anchorage with twelve individuals packed and ready for a week and a half in Zion National Park... . . .