• Angels Landing Hike

    Angels Landing hike in Zion – should you do it?

    Angels Landing in Zion National Park is probably one of the most iconic hikes you can take in the world. But… also one of the most dangerous. In this article about the Angels Landing hike I tell you about my own experiences on this trail and I give you updates that are necessary to know, since I already walked the trail several years ago and since then it has grown in popularity.   This article was first published in 2016 and updated in 2022   Permit required! Please note: from 2022 the Angels Landing hike can only be done with a permit. This is because the trail is too busy…

  • negro bill canyon trail
    USA,  Utah

    Negro Bill Canyon Trail: a must-do in Moab

    While staying in the town of Moab, Utah, most people venture out to visit the nearby national parks such as Arches and Canyonlands. However, due to a meet-up with a local guy named Allen, we were told that just outside of town, there’s a great half day hike that anyone should do, called Negro Bill Canyon Trail. The name may sound a bit odd (there has been talk about changing the name because of the word Negro) but it was named after William Grandstaff, a black prospector who grazed his cattle here during the 1800s. Allen and his dog Sidney were our companions on this track.     Hiking on…