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Just wanted to share few more places , hikes we did on our trip. May be you will get ideas and might like to do. I did research abt places around Zion, Vegas before leaving and if it helps anyone , wonderful.
Turtle head hike – Near Vegas. There’s a red rock canyon park and it’s very pretty too. You can do scenic drive or hike some trail. It gets hot so go early and check weather if you are hiking.
Near Zion east entrance , we went to belly of dragon. Small little kind of cave.
Red hollow slot canyon – this is also near east entrance and close to belly of dragon . 10-15 mins drive between two. This place was hard to find and we would have never found on our own. We saw a car and asked lady. She just said follow me and we did.
It was 1 mile walk and then we walked inside which was little adventure. Big rocks and hardly any space to squeeze through. I had to be pushed , pulled up but it was fun.
Sand caves – We got late so skipped it but it is around slot canyon.
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Recently some of us from our hiking group went to Zion National park and we did Angel’s landing hike. It is considered scariest hike of USA. Remember scary and dangerous is different. I was not scared but you do need to watch where you are putting your foot . If you have fear of heights then this is not for you.
Scenic drive from east entrance to south entrance we did was very pretty too.
Zion is very pretty.
I will let pictures speak.
Airbnb where we stayed recently had almond tree and so picked some and even brought some back home . They are delicious.
You can eat outer part of fruit when young and once almond seed starts forming , you eat almond. So got to eat fresh almond seed. Should have taken almond tree picture. Oh well..
More abt trip and hike later … hint: did scariest hike of USA. Comment if you know it. And You may get to eat fresh almond.
Not sure if I had shared this but we are doing 21 unique hiking trails this year. We meaning hiking group decided that on 1st hike of 2021. We are having fun with it and we are exploring new mountains. We did around 13 already and I did miss few. So far so good.
Few pictures from our last few hikes . and we have few real good ones planned. Will def share that experience and pictures, videos here or on YouTube .