Hey everyone, just got an awesome phone call from my parents, asking if I would like to go park hop between Zion, Bryce, Sedona, Arches and the Grand Canyon the last week of October. Why wouldn't I???
Probably won't get to all of those in our 9 days, but we'll see.
Since I'll be with my parents I won't be backpacking the whole time, but I'd like to do an overnight hike or two in a couple of those parks. The Narrows in Zion is high on my list at the moment, but looks to be more of a long-day hike.
I've also read good things about the Under-the-Rim Trail in Bryce, but other than these trails, all I can come across are short day hikes.
I'm under the assumption that much of the backpacking is done off-trail in these areas, something I unfortunately have no experience with.
What do you guys recommend I do? A bunch of day hikes? Or are there any 20-30 mile trails in Zion, Bryce, Sedona, or Arches besides the Under the Rim Trail?
What are your favorite hikes in these areas (Zion, Bryce, Sedona, Arches)?
Any input/advice is welcome.