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Spectacular Day Hiking in Bryce & Zion National Parks (Section 2) (#2348)

Date and Time

Friday, September 22, 2023 - Sunday, October 1, 2023

Location

Zion and Bryce NP,
Other U.S.,
UT

Registration

Registration is required for this activity. Please contact leader(s).

Overview

Hike in two dramatically different Utah National Parks which attract visitors from all over the world! Zion is known for its narrow steep red rock walls and awesome geological features. Bryce Canyon is known for its awe-inspiring canyon, rock formations, aka, 'hoodoos' and sculpted multi-color landscapes. Both will yield memorable hiking experiences high up on the rim and down on the floor of each canyon. We will start our journey by flying into Las Vegas and spending the night before departing for Zion. Over the next four days we will explore and hike in Zion by visiting Kolob Finger Canyon, East Rim, the Narrows Slot Canyon, and the famous Kolob Arch. We will then head to the Bryce area for three days of hiking. Highlights will include peering at the amazing canyon from Bryce Canyon Rim Trail. Bryce has other gems for us to explore and hike, via trails with names such as Peak-a-Boo, Queen's Garden, and Fairy Land. We will return to Las Vegas and spend our last night, reflecting on our most amazing adventure. This trip is rated as Moderate. Hikes will average 8-14 miles per day with typical elevation gain of 1500'. (Hikes will be shorter on our travel days.) The terrain will vary from rocky to smooth, and in some places sandy. On one hike we will be walking in a canyon river bed, where water sandals will be required. On another hike we will have a difficult but optional section, requiring the use of a hand-held cable.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost

Adult: $3,100 member / $3,200 non-member

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2348 Prospectus

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Zion NP

Activity

Hiking

Status

Open

Difficulty

Hiking 4 Moderate

Audience

Adults (18+)


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