Backpacking West Rim Trail [Day 2] with Angels Landing & The Virgin River – Zion National Park

High on the West Rim, the winds came in waves all night long, pushing through the canyons and up and over the walls. I slept peacefully, but awoke to my first task of the day: gathering up yesterday's sweaty clothes which were blown off branches and scattered about on cacti. Cold, windy mornings in the southwest always make … Continue reading Backpacking West Rim Trail [Day 2] with Angels Landing & The Virgin River – Zion National Park

Backpacking West Rim Trail [Day 1] – Zion National Park

Our second day in Zion brought us back to the main canyon, but already hiking nearly 8 miles that morning meant we first needed a significant lunch. One thing I can tell you about the small town of Springdale at the entrance to Zion National Park's Zion Canyon is that they have overpriced fish tacos. … Continue reading Backpacking West Rim Trail [Day 1] – Zion National Park