Our first national park whilst exploring the southern states was Zion, a favourite of mine for many reasons. Red rock. Incredible scenery. And home to one of my top hikes; Angel’s Landing.
This hike is not that long (an 5 mile round trip), but the inclines are that kinda steep that makes your thighs burn with each step. Which, I guess, is why not everyone makes it to the top. That, and maybe the fact half of the trail is up the side of a sheer cliff with nothing but a metal chain to hold on to. A little death defying – I mean, 5 people have died attempting this hike over the past 100 years -but thoroughly rewarding.
And not something I thought I’d personally be able to conquer.
It’s only as you get about halfway up that you discover the exciting part of the hike. Instead of straight…
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