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Angels Landing Closure Extended Through This Week

The storms of a couple weeks ago pushed back the trail work schedule on Angels Landing considerably. Bummer for the trail crews who probably had little to do for a week, and for hikers hoping to get out on Angels Landing this week. But we can’t do anything about Mother Nature’s whims, can we? Thanks to all the folks working on the trail; I know I always appreciate that the trail isn’t falling apart when I’m up on Angels Landing. If you are looking for good alternatives to Angels Landing, the Park offers a few below. You might specifically consider hikes to Cable Mountain or Deertrap Mountain, both spurs of the East Rim trail. Observation Point is always excellent, as is the elusive Lady Mountain route, if you can find it. Wherever you go to find a great view, take care and enjoy! Here’s the official news release: Zion News Release 10-51, Angels Landing Closures Extended Angels Landing Closures Extended Due to Weather Delays The schedule of closures for the Angels Landing Route in Zion National Park has been extended due to weather delays the week of October 3. Closures for route repairs and improvements were originally scheduled to end … Continue reading

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