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ZION NATIONAL PARK MEETUP – ANGELS LANDING and MORE

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Date(s) - 05/10/2021 - 05/15/2021

Zion National Park, Springdale Utah

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Zion National Park

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Come camping with us in beautiful Utah as we get ready to hike and play in Zion National Park. This is a Meetup Event that will include Car Camping, Hiking in Zion National Park, and siting around the Campfire. If you have been to our Meetup Events in the Badlands and Sedona, you are in for a huge treat. We will be shuttling back and forth from Zion NP (only 20 minutes away) and be shuttled from the Visitors Center to hike Angels Landing.

We have shuttle permits for the following dates: May 11th, 12th, 13th and the 14th. This is the only access to the park and trails.

Description of the Event:

Angels Landing is one of the breathtaking hikes in Zion and has by far the most stunning viewpoints you will ever experience, but it’s not recommended for anybody with a fear of heights. Starting at the Grotto Trailhead, the hike to Angels Landing follows the longer West Rim Trail backpacking route up and out of the west side of the main canyon. Angels Landing is unique fin-like mountain formation that juts out to the center of the main canyon. The trail follows the narrow spine to the final viewpoint roughly 1500 feet above the canyon floor. This hike will take between 3-6 hours; your legs will burn, your knees may shake, and the view will take your breath away!

The Narrows is another of the most beautiful places you will ever see. This is for anyone who wants to see the best of the Zion Narrows, this is the route to do. Starting at the Temple of Sinawava (the last stop on the free Zion Canyon shuttle), we can hike up the Riverside Walk trail and then continue hiking right up the river to see some of the best “narrows” sections of the North Fork of the Virgin River.  We will hike up as far as we want to go and then turn around and retrace our steps. A side hike up Orderville Canyon is also a good detour to see even more amazing slot canyon scenery. As a round-trip hike, this can be as leisurely or strenuous as you wish to make it. This Hike will take at least 6 hours.

If you plan on doing both hikes, they will take a full day to do just one.

Both Hikes are rated Strenuous;

Both Hikes will take most of the Day

 

Shuttle Schedule is as follows. 

Number of Seats* (1)(5) May 11th – 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM

Number of Seats *(1)(5) May 12th – 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM 

Number of Seats (6) May 12th – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Number of Seats (6) May 13th  – 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Number of Seats (6) May 14th – 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

We have a total of *28 seats. If you are looking to do both hikes that means you NEED to BOOK 2 seats.  One Seat Per Person Per Day.  The RED indicates backup or standby seats that may become available on the 10th.

*We are saving 4 seats on the 11th and 12th just incase the Narrows are closed. Backpackers that have booked the Narrows backpacking trip will still be able to hike Angles Landing on 11th or 12th.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bookings

$75.00


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In 2003 I completed a Thru-Hike on the Appalachian Trail. Since then I have over 12,000 miles underfoot and 20 years of backpacking, and camping experience. Certifications include WFA, WFR, LNT Trainer, and belong to AORE. Have been guiding backpacking trips for over 10 years. The outdoors has taught me one thing. Trusting the Trail! really does provide everything a person needs.

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