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56 minutes ago

Great trail. Very busy. If you are bringing a dog you should know that it is sketchy in certain sections.

I'm relatively new to hiking, and my friend and I not from the area, so this particular trek was difficult. On the first part of the hike out of the Chautauqua parking lot, it's paved and the trail rises at a relatively innocuous-looking incline, but I found myself needing to take frequent breaks.

Once the trail hits the tree line, the trail continues about the same incline over switchbacks and continuously more rocky terrain the trail basically becomes uneven rock stairs.

About 3/4 of the way up, there's a little scramble up a decent incline. This is where my buddy stopped and decided not to go further. Past this fairly clear landmark, the trail rises more steeply towards the summit, offering glimpses and peeks of the ground below. very near the top is a tree perfectly framed between two rocks that serves as a majestic lookout. An amazing hike, views from the summit.

If you're looking for a challenge, but want a solid hiking experience, I recommend it. But take your time and listen to your body if you're not acclimated. Stop for your O2 breaks when needed.

on Lake Haiyaha

2 hours ago

Beautiful weather for a snowy hike today!

The trail was awesome, this app sucks. I'm not a stupid person, but I've yet to get it to actually record something correctly.

Hiked Angel’s Landing this afternoon and it was beautiful. There were a few wet spots from the morning rain, but otherwise dry. There were A LOT of people so take your time! It took us about 3.5 hours round trip and that was with a couple snack stops and waiting for people to go up and down.

21 hours ago

This was my first real hike, let alone solo. I went on a 50ish degree Tuesday. I took the longer trail on the way up, and didn't see anyone until I got to the summit trail almost 3 hours later. There is a beautiful secluded meadow towards the end of that trail. It was hard to follow the trail on the summit, but it would become obvious fairly quickly if you wandered off the path. The extreme wind led to a scary moment at the summit itself, but I talked to someone who said it is usually not nearly that bad. Really, really enjoyed this hike!

Completed the hike this morning. No ice. Great view at the top!

1 day ago

Great trail. Steep hike. Ditch the poles,spikes and snow shoes.

Still a winter wonderland and definitely worth a visit. Hiked on 3.18.18 in boots with a friend hiking in tennis shoes. Doable, but spikes/more tread would be helpful on the way down! The trail itself is hard to see in some places, but mostly just follow the packed snow. What a dream.

1 day ago

Breathtaking views from this busy trail. Went on March 18, 18 before the expected snow. crampons or spikes were a must, those without them were REALLY struggling. Didn't quite see the need to go as extensive as snow shoes, while many had them. my 5 y.o., wife and I did great with just the crampons, enjoying every mountain view along the way. Lots of deer, and elk not from from the trailhead as well.

Definitely a challenge. I have a major fear of heights and I decided to just do it. (Nike would be proud y’all). Had second thoughts halfway into it but it’s like a roller coaster: you really can’t go back. Crowds tend to keep you moving forward and it’s challenging on the chains. The views, however, were so so worth it.

Moral of the story: WORTH IT. Brave your fear of heights but also be careful.

hard but worth while!

Beautiful, as expected it was pretty crowded. If you wait out a few mins between groups it is a pretty good climb without dealing with back and forth traffic on the narrow path given. Definitely, invest in hiking shoes for this hike. A lot of crazy college kids who would jump and run the hike. Patience is key to enjoy the beautiful view at the top!!!

3 days ago

The views throughout the entire trail are impressive..as is everything in Zion. Go early to avoid the crowds.

Amazing and Death Defying.

Amazing gorgeous outstanding-wild raspberries at the start of the trail.

This trail is no secret, but it is everything it is hyped up to be and more. My friend and I did it as a spur on a longer overnight journey into Zion’s indescribably ethereal backcountry via the West Rim Trail, which I would highly recommend. There are beautiful views from the trail camps, and it really takes you through all of the classic Zion environments. The landing definitely slowed us down a bit thanks to the crowds. Walter’s Wiggles, the switchbacks on the initial climb up the canyon, are difficult, exposed and steep, but the spur up to Angel’s Landing itself is not as physically taxing as it is nerve-wracking—the trail gets to be an extremely narrow ridge at points, and you feel like a bighorn sheep! As everyone has mentioned, start at the very first light, if not earlier—that’s the best way in the desert, to beat the heat and the peeps. Nothing like jumping into the Virgin when you descend back into the valley!

My husband and I hiked this trail today. We took Sunshine Trail that linked to the Lions Lair Trail. I am SO glad we started this way.
The hike down from Mount Sanitas should be rated as HARD. Knee high boulders all the way down. If you want to stay on a moderate trail, turn around at the top and go back down to Sunshine Trail. I was sure glad I had my trekking poles to assist my knees with all those rocks!

Loved it! Stair steppers Heaven! Recommend counter clock rotation of the loop. If you go clock wise you may find that you might want to skip the summit cause you're too tired. The left side off loop is more difficult and longer. When you get close to summit, trail gets harder to distinguish. Look for pyramid rock stacks and few trail markers. Creek runs along the right side of loop, you can treat to drink. But no water on the left side of loop. Enjoy!

Oh boy, I've done longer hikes with more elevation change, but the switchbacks here are one of the toughest stretches of trail I've found. Trail gets easier after that part though, as it's just being careful navigating the narrow parts with a bunch of people passing you. Definitely among the best day hikes I've completed; the view at the end is utterly worth it!

NEED microspikes to scramble too top but worth it for 360 mountain views. Also, Garmin pedometer clocked at 5.5 miles.

Go West way up - beautiful and aerobic - great weather in am today

The falls were running and we were able to get a quick run in before the rain showers. A great short run with incline!

Wonderful views and a easy trail. Perfect for kids!

Did this hike yesterday 3/17 early morning. No ice issues to report. It’s an amazing hike that gets your heart rate up for sure! The view at the top is %100 worth it! It says hard, but I wouldn’t go that far, though there are some steep spots.

6 days ago

Spikes only needed on 3/17

6 days ago

Great hike—challenging with a great sense of accomplishment at the end. Please be patient when going on narrow areas; if it’s narrow and some people are descending, don’t just start your ascent and then make it difficult for people to pass. Just be patient, because this trail can be dangerous.

Recommend going early, just as sun rises. Fewer people on the trail and the worst part about this is the number of people there that make it difficult to do the hike.

Spikes are definitely needed, hiking sticks come in handy as well. Bundle/layer up for sure and enjoy the beauty that is Chasm lake, so worth the climb!!!

It was a fantastic trail!! Paved which is nice and steep which is really what makes it be considered hard! It was a great workout and I wore my backpacking backpack just for extra weight but definitely only need some water and a camera for this one. No real “gear” needed.

Solid hike for spring. Definitely bring micro spikes or yak tracks as the majority of the trail is covered in either ice or a few inches of snow. No need for snow shoes in my opinion.

Parking is pretty limited. We parked next to the entrance (it said violators would be towed), but didn’t have any issues. Others were parked in the area without problems as well.

Happy hiking!

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