Zion National Park - Solar Eclipse - Angels Landing and Emerald Pools trail

Sat Oct 14 2023 at 04:00 am to 10:00 pm

Cannery Hotel and Casino – North Las Vegas | Las Vegas

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Zion National Park - Solar Eclipse - Angels Landing and Emerald Pools trail Bundling two hikes into this trip. you might be able to watch the Solar eclipse from the top of the mountain (it Occurs between 9 AM to 11 AM Utah time), Highly recommend bringing solar eclipse glasses.
Angels Landing (4.5 miles)
Emerald Pools trail (3 miles)
As permits allow, I will only take 6 to 18 hikers all the way to the top of the Angels Landing. The rest of the group will hike up to the halfway point until the scout looks out. It costs $10 per hiker for permits. (I show no favoritism so don't ask me to hold your spot without paying)
It costs $2 to be part of this event + $10 if you want to hike to the top of Angels Landing. Only $2 if you intend not to hike to the top of Angels Landing.
Payment options:
Venmo: @Dream-Runner
Zelle: [email protected]
Cash App: $dreamrunner27
Your donation is only refundable if I cannot get the permits or someone else takes your spot. So do not send money unless you completely read the description and are fully committed to the adventure.
Once we get back from Angels Landing (4-mile hike), we will take a small break and head to Emeralds Pool trail (3-mile hike), Both trails have gorgeous views.
Bring sturdy hiking shoes with good ankle support that you don't mind getting wet (might get wet during the Emerald Pool hike), a walking stick or hiking poles, and extra clothing layers for temperature changes, in order to make this hike an enjoyable experience.
This hike is not for beginners
No dogs allowed
Not for kids
Everyone goes to the waiting list by default
Not for someone who is afraid of heights
If you have any questions, text me 702-703-6649
Moderately strenuous but challenging
Drive 3 hrs each way (we lose 1 hr in Utah)
Weather: we will check the weather a day before the hike
Distance: 4.5 miles (Angels Landing) + 3 miles (Emerald Pools trail)
Elevation gain: 1827 Ft (Angels Landing) , 620 Ft (Emerald Pools trail)
Hiking time: ~8 hrs (with pics included)
The Hike
Angels Landing is one of the world's most renowned hikes and is an unforgettable adventure worthy of all bucket lists. The stunning views of Zion Canyon's 270-million-year-old rock layers.
Emerald Pools Trail: There are three Emerald Pools — Upper, Middle, and Lower. The paths to the Lower and Middle Pools are wide sidewalks and easily traveled. The Lower Pool is accessible to people in wheelchairs if they have assistance. The trail from the Middle Pool to the Upper Pool is more difficult, with its uneven sand and rock surface and moderate to strenuous grade.
What to Bring Zion Narrows
National Park Pass if you have one
~$30 for your driver for travel expenses
~$25 for dinner at Wherever we choose to eat
Breakfast snack to eat enroute
Lunch during hike
Water: At least 2 liters of water is recommended
Hiking shoes with good grip (Please do not wear flimsy hiking shoes)
2 walking sticks/hiking poles
Optional: change of clothes for dinner and return trip (restaurant casual).
Parking: We are going there early, we should be able to get some free parking. if not there is paid parking close by.
We will meet at Cannery Casino Garage, 3rd floor, and arrange for carpools.
Safety First-Fun Second. We will maintain a moderate pace focused on feeling good, having fun, and enjoying the scenery.
Removal Policy
You will be removed after 2 no-shows, for a single act of irresponsible behavior that endangers the safety or wellbeing of the group, for disrespecting members, or for noncompliance with policies/rules.
Guest Policy
Guests not allowed for safety reasons.
Safety Disclaimer
Your Meetup organizers are not tour guides. Expect the same risks and take the same precautions you would take if you were alone. You are solely responsible for your own safety and well-being. By signing up for and attending any event, you acknowledge, understand, accept, and agree that outdoor activities can be dangerous and can cause serious bodily injury and possibly death. Your Meetup organizers and current and former members cannot be held responsible or liable in any way for the actions of any participant - including you - at any event. All attendees participate at an event at their own risk and are solely responsible for any damage to their property, and/or any injury to themselves. By signing up for any event, you affirm that you understand this disclaimer, and that you knowingly and voluntarily agree not to bring any type of claim arising out of or related to any Meetup event against the organizers of this Meetup group.
If you have any questions, text me 702-703-664

Event Venue

Cannery Hotel and Casino – North Las Vegas, Las Vegas, United States

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