Category Archives: Zion NP

Off to the Grand Canyon from Zion

We eventually arose this morning.  It was hot the last several days and we dip plenty of hiking in the heat.  We had fun.  Yesterday was definitely an improvement over the day before in Zion.  Fewer people made for a much better experience.  Breakfast was good.  I opted for cereal while Bob & Louise had the waffles.  I ate a blueberry thing and part of an English muffin.  Something in one or two of the latter gave me an allergic reaction.  All was OK, but the rest of the morning I was really dry.  Was it the absolute lack of humidity or the baked good? We will never know. Continue reading

Hiking Zion in 105 Degree Heat

canyonWell everyone had intentions of getting an early start, to start the day, but it was hot the day before and we were in lazy dazy mode, so I’m not sure what happened, but our day started at 8:30 AM.  We’re staying a the La Quinta in Springdale, Utah, which is a very pleasant change of pace.  The hotel supplies breakfast, which was a standard but good, Belgian waffles, coffee, OJ, and a Mc Donald’s knock off egg ham and cheese on an English Muffin were the menu.  We ate our fill and took off for Zion. Continue reading