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Ascent of Angels Landing on 2021-06-01

Climber: David Comerzan

Date:Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Angels Landing
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:5790 ft / 1764 m

Ascent Trip Report

Solo hike for my second time for this great hike in Zion National Park. The good news is that they have discontinued needing to reserve online to ride the shuttle. It was an attempt to control the huge demand for Zion. It didn’t work. I don’t know what the answer is for popular parks like Zion, Yellowstone, Yosemite, but shuttle reservations aren’t the answer. I was here two years ago and had no problem getting a shuttle. Today, I was there at 6:00 am and in line at 6:25. I had to wait 55 minutes before getting on the shuttle. Likewise on the hike, the last half mile is on a narrow ridge and you have to use the chains they put in. The queue to do the last ½ mile reminded me of pictures they show of Everest on summit day. But it worth the wait to get to the summit.
7:45 am Depart.
9:0r am Scouts Landing
9:25 am Depart
10:55 am Angels Landing Summit
11:15 am Depart
12:20 pm Scouts Landing
1:40 pm Shuttle. 5.4 miles round trip, 1500’ gain, 5 hours, 55 minutes.

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