Monthly Archives: October 2014

Kern River Park, Bakersfield CA

October 30, 2014 Once we left Zion our plan was to head for the coast and work our way up to Oregon. There was a lot of territory between southwestern Utah and the central California Coast and a good bit … Continue reading

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WillowWind RV Park – Hurricane UT

We stayed at The WillowWind RV Park in Hurricane Utah both before and after going to Zion Canyon. This is a very nice campground with full hookups, grass lawns and shade trees. They have a nice laundry facility and rest … Continue reading

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Angel’s Landing Hike (Zion)

Zion NP Sunday, October 26, 2014 While Holly’s favorite hike so far was the Narrows, mine is Angel’s Landing. This hike pushed me both physically and mentally. I’ve done tough hikes before – a 6-day rim-to-rim-to-rim backpack trip across the … Continue reading

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Zion Tunnel-Mt Carmel Highway

October 25, 2014 We chose not to take the Phoenix through the Zion Tunnel. Even though it is shorter than most we were still large enough to require an escort. We figured it would be a long wait to get … Continue reading

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The Narrows Hike via RiverWalk (Zion NP)

October 24, 2014 For those following our blog, you may notice that this is the same day we hiked the Emerald Pools and Kayenta Trails. So much for our planned “easy” first day of hiking at Zion. We had our … Continue reading

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Emerald Pools and Kayenta Hike (Zion NP)

Zion NP Friday, October 24, 2014 We kicked off our hiking at Zion with a “baby” hike. It’s interesting that a few months ago, this “baby” hike would have done us in. So we’re definitely getting our legs in shape, … Continue reading

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Zion National Park

October 23-27, 2014 Zion is impressive. The massive cliffs towering overhead are quite a sight to see. While Bryce Canyon was set on the clifftops with trails leading down into the canyon, Zion is on the canyon floor with trails … Continue reading

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