Zion National Park
August 2007
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From Las Vegas we did a one day trip to Zion National Park

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The drive alone is worth it

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The mountain scenery is spectacular

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We chose to climb one of the highest peaks

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The trail to Angel's Landing is steep but well maintained

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The Park Service says it climbs 1488 feet but it seemed like twice that

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This is very near the top

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The Rangers say it's at least a 4 hour hike. We went up in 2 and down in 1.

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The views at the top are worth the long hike.

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So beautiful

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Here we are at the top at last.

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The light in the late afternoon was beautiful.

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The long trudge down.

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Coolin' the dogs in the Virgin river ... felt good!