2013-09-01 – Zion: Observation Point

2013-09-01 – Zion: Observation Point

Event: Zion National Park
Observation Point

Total distance: 13.00 km (8.1 mi)
Total time: 5:08:54
Moving time: 3:19:47
Average speed: 2.53 km/h (1.6 mi/h)
Average moving speed: 3.90 km/h (2.4 mi/h)
Max speed: 8.26 km/h (5.1 mi/h)
Average pace: 23:46 min/km (38:14 min/mi)
Average moving pace: 15:22 min/km (24:44 min/mi)
Fastest pace: 7:16 min/km (11:42 min/mi)
Max elevation: 1976 m (6483 ft)
Min elevation: 1265 m (4150 ft)
Elevation gain: 1031 m (3382 ft)
Max grade: 38 %
Min grade: -46 %

We got the first hike out of the day. It was the longest, hardest, and hottest hike, mostly because we weren’t prepared for the heat. Luckily, most of it was in the shade until we got to the top of the canyon.

Probably the best hike with the best views out of all the trails at Zion.

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