west rim

  1. mak1277

    Trans-Zion Trip Report

    My first trip to Zion…in fact my first hiking trip in Utah at all. I’ve done all of my backpacking in the mid-Atlantic area…land of the long green tunnel. I’d done some day hiking in the Tetons and around Lake Tahoe, but never any overnight trips in the West. Needless to say, I was very...
  2. markj

    Zion Traverse- April 23-26.

    After having our plans cancelled last year because of the government lockdown, my brother and I with a couple of friends managed to book permits for the Zion traverse for late April and this time it was a go! Starting Wednesday, April 23 in Kolob Canyon we planned to finish at the east entrance...
  3. Jim

    Zion NP West Rim Trail Report

    Hey folks. My 13 yr old daughter and I did the West Rim descent on Wed/Thursday this week (Apr 10/11), staying at campsite 8, and getting a ride up by Zion Adventure. The road is passable all the way to the very last gate which remained closed. Guys from the Adventure company started to drop us...
  4. Cody

    Zion West Rim

    On the way home from a great Death Valley frontcountry trip with the kiddos, I tagged on a little Zion backcountry. My wife shuttled me up to Lava Point (as far as the road was clear of show) and then she headed into town to relax poolside a couple of days while I hiked. Still too snowy to...
  5. Seldom Seen Anderson

    West Rim, Zion National Park

    We dayhiked the west rim starting near Lava Point and ending in the main canyon. I hadnt dont this hike in about 10 years even though it is probably my favorite Zion hike. Knowing how hot the end of the hike would be I initially wanted to start hiking at the butt crack of dawn but that was not...
  6. blueeyes

    West Rim May 18-19th 2012

    I was so excited for this trip. Some of my favorite things are meeting new people, having company, and as of last year I learned I loved backpacking. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate a birthday than to fill it with your favorite things This trip was to be my treat for successfully...
  7. Bill

    West Rim 5.2012

    I trying to get out of my trip report slump.... this ones from the BCP Zion get together in May:disagree: Clint and I started our trip by leaving my place Thursday afternoon and driving directly the to the Kanarraville trail head. There were a few cars but once we made it in to the narrow...

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