Zion Winter 2015


Campsite 3 West Rim Zion

Hike: West Rim Zion National Park
Date: December 24th, 2015
Weather: Pretty cold
Duration: 2 Days
Difficulty: 8/10
View: Fantastic
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West Rim trailhead

The hike starts down in Zion Canyon, followed by a visit of Angles landing, the Horse Pasture Plateau’s to Campsite 3 (West of the West Rim Spring), which took about 5 hours for 8 miles and ~3000 ft elevation change (see graph below). A good site for further West Rim Trail info: West Rim Trail Stats


West Rim Hike up Elevation Change Profile

Elevation Profile


General Map