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Reta Daugherty Dec 05, 2014 at 01:02 PM

I am thinking about this trip. If you've done the Observation hike could you please tell me if there are any parts that have skinny ledges with high drop offs. ( scared of heights but if the path is wide I would probably do okay,)

Carol Catinari Jul 30, 2014 at 10:14 AM

I am signed up for the Oct. 6 trip, and wondering where other participants are coming from... I'm from Northern California.
Premium Email Subscriber Sep 30, 2014 at 12:22 AM

Hi Carol, I'm coming from Seattle - looking forward to the trip!
Premium Email Subscriber Sep 30, 2014 at 12:23 AM

from Judy L

Michelle Shipley May 14, 2014 at 02:53 PM

I am signed up for 9/8 trip wondering what Shuttle service you used to get to Saint George? How was the Trip?

Rose M Feb 04, 2014 at 10:48 PM

The March 31st session will be my Very First Road Scholar plunge!! Is anyone planning to drive.... or need a ride.... from Washington State ? If flying, are you landing in St. George or Vegas ?
CHeers !
Susan Lang Feb 14, 2014 at 11:07 AM

Hi Rose! My husband Tom and I will be on this trip -- it's our first Road Scholar trip too. We are flying into Vegas (arriving 10:30 am), and then taking the shuttle. Have you found any others that are going to be on our trip?
Rose M Feb 15, 2014 at 12:10 AM

Hello Again, Susan, I have not heard from any other brave hikers who will share our journey..... but expect they'll be along soon.
Ian Richmond Mar 22, 2014 at 12:29 PM

Hello, I will be attending Mar 31 program too, my first one. I'm driving down from Canada. Looking forward to it!
Susan Lang Mar 22, 2014 at 01:03 PM

Great, Ian! We'll meet you then! That's quite a drive!
Rose M Mar 26, 2014 at 12:57 AM

Ahhh, We are short-timers now....... Our adventure is soon to begin ! Safe travels to All !
Richard Lekang Mar 28, 2014 at 04:26 PM

My wife and I will be flying to Las Vegas from Mpls and taking the shuttle up to St. George. This is our first Road Scholar trip.
Rose M Mar 29, 2014 at 01:31 AM

Hello Richard.... It seems a number of us will be new Road Scholars. Interesting to wonder how each of us arrived at this particular crossroad.... at this point in our journey. Guess we'll have lots of time to unravel such mysteries on the trail ! Safe Travels !

Ginger Walter Mar 30, 2013 at 11:51 PM

I'm doing the May 6-10 session and would enjoy hearing from others registered.
saj Mar 27, 2014 at 02:19 PM

Hello. Could you please tell me what the temperature was like when you took your trip last May? Shorts OK or long pants/jacket. I'd appreciate info. thanks. jane
Barbara Carnes Jan 25, 2015 at 07:55 PM

I'm doing the May program. I'll be coming from either Missouri or Colorado, and not sure how I'll get to St. George yet...
Barbara Carnes Jan 25, 2015 at 07:56 PM

So if anybody would like to share a ride, pls let me know. I have a vehicle.

Glen Raichlen Aug 12, 2012 at 04:12 PM

I am planning this program for April 2013 and wondering what is the weather like during this time of year.

Sherry Anderson Mar 30, 2011 at 01:18 PM

I'm doing this program 4/4 - 4/9. like to hear from anyone else also participating. And anyone wanting to share a ride
from Las Vegas on 4/4.

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