Located near Utah, the Zion National Park provides some beautiful scenery and hiking trails. If gentle meandering up and down grassy slopes isn’t your style, maybe you’d like to visit the Hua Hiking Trail in China (reviewed earlier) or Angels Landing.
Among other things, the trail is known for the 21 “switchbacks” called Walter’s Wiggles, named after the park’s first superintendent, who built them himself. Switchbacks are trails which zigzag rather than go straight in order to prevent surface erosion. Photo sources can be accessed by clicking.
Just when I decided that this hike was only for the vey fit (and very brave), I came across this photo:
Now I’m really embarrassed.