Lifelet: Angels Landing and Walter’s Wiggles

We’d heard so much about Angels Landing from our daughter Elizabeth and her dissertation research professor, Paul Dassonville. We decided to spend a second day at Zion National Park in order to ascend what looked to be a comfortable hiking trail to the top of Angels Landing. And how could we possible resist a portion of the trail known as Walter’s Wiggles.

Yet, the medium effort hike changed dramatically when we got to a flat area near the top. From a nice wide path, there emerged a chain “to help ease the fears of intrepid hikers.” Not for me.

Joe Braun captured my stopping point so colorfully. The humbling part is that as I was holding on for dear life several 7 year olds scampered around me wearing just flip flops oblivious to the two thousand foot drop off.

joebraun_angels chain link

After a slow lunch, we let gravity pull us downward.

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