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    Utah,  We12hike

    Hiking Angels Landing in Zion – should you do it?

    Phrase from Lonely Planet about hiking Angels Landing in Zion National Park:   “Sure, you get an adrenaline rush conquering your fears while hiking up steep ascents past sheer drop-offs. But this is not Disneyland. The danger is real. Loose stones can be slippery and every year people die from falls off cliffs. Even minor injuries can turn serious when difficult terrain means rescuers are hours away. Just be prepared and pay attention. We can’t believe we have to say this, but flip-flops (thongs) are not appropriate hiking footwear for Angels Landing. And parents, please keep hold of young children. We want you, and your offspring, to be reading our…

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    The best hikes in the United States & Canada

    Click here for the Dutch version of this post.   Love hiking but don’t fancy carrying your tent and other overnight stuff up that mountain? Then you’ll love our upcoming posts about the best (half) day hikes in various countries all over the world. Most of them can be done by anyone who has a bit of stamina and a passion for the great outdoors! Today we’re starting with the best hikes in the United States and Canada.   Please note that we have not been everywhere and the trails we selected just represent those places we have been to… Oh and the hikes are in total random order. I…

  • USA,  Utah,  We12hike

    The best hikes in Zion National Park

    Anyone who is planning on going to the western part of the United States, should consider visiting Zion National Park. This spectacular spot is only a short drive away from Las Vegas and with its red rocks and canyons, it’s one of the most popular national parks in the US. Today we’re sharing our five favorite (day) hikes in the park with you. Angel’s Landing Together with The Narrows, this is definitely the most popular trail in the park. The rock you are about to climb is one of the famous sights in Zion and is called like this because they believed angels used this as their landing spot. The…