Ascent of Angels Landing on 2011-07-15
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Friday, July 15, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Bus|
| Elevation:||5790 ft / 1764 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI remember wanting to do this hike since a family vacation to Utah when I was thirteen, but my parents wouldn't let me. I was ecstatic to be able to finally do it almost 10 years later to the day on a drive back from Oregon to NM.
Took the standard route up and avoided using any of the chains on the way up or down to get a more "natural" summiting experience. I would call it a class 2+ ascent due to the exposure and slight scrambling.
An Excellent, although somewhat crowded hike.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||1514 ft / 461 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||5 mi / 8 km|
| Route:||Angel's Landing Trail|
| Trailhead:||Grotto 4276 ft / 1303 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 2|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
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