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Utah
Canyons, Cliffs & Waterfalls: Hike the Geological Wonders of Zion
Discover why Zion National Park can only be described as “awe-inspiring” as you hike and learn about its unique geology, stunning landscapes and diverse flora and fauna.
Rating (4.88)
Program No. 2276RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,499

At a Glance

The Great White Throne, Angels Landing, Scouts Lookout, Walter's Wiggles, Observation Point, Echo Canyon, Weeping Rock and Emerald Pools — the names of the rock formations and features of Zion National Park beckon to be discovered. On this hiking adventure deep in the park, learn the how, why and when of their formation. A geologist and experienced instructors accompany you on field study involving short on-site classes and hikes to breathtaking vistas, narrows and unique locations.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Hiking up to eight miles daily on groomed trails, some uneven terrain and significant elevation changes. Elevations up to 6,500 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Hike among Zion National Park’s massive rock formations, slot canyons and graceful waterfalls.
  • Enjoy breathtaking hikes on Zion West Rim trail, Observation Point and Zion River Walk.
  • Come to appreciate the abundant plant life that thrives in this Ponderosa pine and desert habitat.

General Notes

All 2019 dates will be limited to small groups of 14 participants.
Featured Expert
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Dan Krupicka
Dan Krupicka is a 24-year resident of the St. George area, having moved here from Salt Lake City Utah, his home for 23 years. A geologist with an Engineering Consulting Company, he works mainly with soil and groundwater issues, as well as on geological engineering projects. In the Salt Lake area, he previously worked with mining exploration and oil and gas companies. When he isn’t working, Dan enjoys hiking, biking and golf — all of which can be easily enjoyed in Southern Utah.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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