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Bryce Canyon: Hoodoo, Will You Do?

Bryce Canyon, not a canyon at all, is actually a series of massive, natural amphitheaters lining the eastern side of the Paunsaugunt Plateau. Located 50 miles northeast of Zion, it’s also 1,000 feet higher- and much cooler- than Zion National Park. Driving along the 18-mile main park road, we stopped at lookouts claiming over 9,100 feet […]

Zion’s Secret Petroglyph Canyon

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There was a look of consternation on his face as he focused intently on his iPhone screen. I continued to babble off quotes about how amazing Angel’s Landing, The Narrows, Observation Point, and Hidden Canyon were. “I think we could squeeze the Emerald Pools in after Angel’s Landing,” I announced, but Alan wasn’t really listening. […]

Angel’s Landing or Devil Falls?

Angel's Landing

Trudging through the ice-cold river, in the constant shade of The Narrows‘ slot canyon walls, my mind kept wandering to the sun-drenched peak of Angel’s Landing- the next day’s hike. On our recent trip to Utah, we started our outdoor adventures with one of the park’s most popular and unique trails, which also happened to […]

Hiking Zion’s “The Narrows”

Zion is one of those iconic American national parks. According to National Geographic, it’s one of the ten most visited national parks in the U.S. It’s also the oldest and most popular (most visited) park in Utah. We decided that we needed at least two nights there. I wouldn’t recommend any less. We wanted to do […]

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