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“Not for the faint hearted.”
Review of Angel's Landing

Angel's Landing
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3-Day National Parks Tour from Las Vegas: Grand Canyon, Zion and Bryce Canyon
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Owner description: Angel's Landing is one of Zion's most spectular scenic outlooks; it can be reached only by a very demanding hike on the West Rim Trail.
Cedar City, Utah, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Not for the faint hearted.”
Reviewed November 7, 2012

Pretty trail. Up through Walter's Wiggles. Its a good hike, plan extra time for rest stops. If you are afraid of heights, don't do the last 1/2 mile but the
rest of the hike is good.

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Omaha
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Well worth it”
Reviewed November 7, 2012

My 14-year old son and I completed this hike in late June. He is an experienced, responsible hiker, and we had no trouble with any portion of this hike. The views from the saddle (before the climb with the chains) are absolutely not the same as those from the top, so don't let anyone convince you otherwise.

Our only issue was a couple of hung over twenty-somethings who were just flat out unsafe on the upper portion of the hike. We simply paused at the next opportunity and let them pass. Other than that crew, everyone else on the hike was responsible and kind.

Well worth it if you are in good shape, unafraid of heights, and a reasonably experienced hiker.

Visited June 2012
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lillesommerfugl
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Terrifiying, but rewarding”
Reviewed October 31, 2012

I am not in great shape and somewhat afraid of heights and did this hike in 5 hours with plenty of breaks, lunch on top of angel's landing and lots of stops to take in the view.

It is a walk uphill at first until you get scout's outlook (is that what it is called? Scout's something anyway) and then you can see the task that lies ahead: Walking, scrambling up a mountain, which at times is a ledge, at times more. You have chains to hold on to, so if you take it slow and easy it should be safe.

I would recommend to go here with somebody you trust, if you are a little scared of heights or inexperienced with mountain hiking. I did the hike with the help of my husband at it feels great to have done it.

If you are scared of heights - think about whether or not this is the way you want to confront your fears, in any case the walk about to Scout's Outlook gives you a great view of the valley as well, albeit not as good as the one from Angel's Landing...

Visited October 2012
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Maryland
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“Amazing views - not as scary as they say”
Reviewed October 29, 2012

My wife and I really enjoyed this climb. It is fun and exhilarating and the vistas from the top are amazing. This climb has shear drops of 1500 feet, but there are chain "railings" to hold on to in the areas where you are dangerously close to the edge. We were not all that scared, but we did encounter a woman in her mid-twenties sobbing in fear.

The beginning of the hike is the most strenuous and in hindsight we should have slowed down to save our energy for the later sections. Walter's Wiggles, a steep section of switchbacks, was quite a workout. Towards the top, the trail is quite narrow and crowded. We were glad that we did this hike in October and not during the peak season. I think it would be quite unpleasant if it had been much more crowded. There are rest rooms about three-quarters of the way up, but no water or food.

Visited October 2012
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San Luis Obispo, California
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“Angels Landing”
Reviewed October 29, 2012

Beautiful views from the summit. Too many people on the trail even in October. This hike is not for those who have a fear of heights.

Visited October 2012
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