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Leave No Trace When Visiting Zion National Park

Zion Narrows in winter

An early artist and topographer named Frederick Dellenbaugh spent the summer of 1903 painting Zion Canyon. He said of Zion, “One hardly knows just how to think of it. Never before has such a naked mountain of rock entered into our minds! Without a shred of disguise its transcendent form rises preeminent. There is almost…

What We Love About Guiding Your East Zion Adventures

Mandy guides an East Zion canyoneering adventure

Happy New Year! Do you have resolutions to get outside, be more adventurous, or maybe even face some fears in 2021? We can help with that! At East Zion Adventures, the best part about guiding is seeing people reach for new heights and push themselves farther than they thought they could go, both mentally and…

Experience Gifts for an Epic East Zion Adventure

East Zion Adventures Jeep Tour at sunset

One of the many perks of being located on one of the top 6 adventure resorts in the U.S. is that we have plenty of epic experiences everyone will love. Our family-owned and operated business is committed to providing you with the perfect Zion getaway. We’ll take you jeeping, canyoneering, horseback riding and so much…

Canyoneering – The Ultimate Slot Canyon Experience

straddle slot canyon walls

Have you heard of canyoneering but aren’t quite sure what it is? It’s the ultimate slot canyon experience where you get to take in beautiful scenery while rappelling, down climbing, hiking, scrambling, and using rope skills to safely descend. It’s one of the most unique adventures southern Utah has to offer. Adventurers from all over…

Stairway to Angels Landing: Hiking the Walter’s Wiggles Switchbacks

Walters Wiggles Angels Landing Zion National Park

Walter’s Wiggles is a series of 21 steep switchbacks on the hike to Angels Landing in Zion National Park. Hiking Walter’s Wiggles is an experience you (and your knees) won’t likely forget, but take it from East Zion Adventures — the views at the top are undeniably worth it! Be prepared to get your heart…

Why You Want to Join the Next AdventureWomen Outdoor Retreat

AdventureWomen posing at Observation Point, Zion National Park

East Zion Adventures, Zion Ponderosa and AdventureWomen have teamed up to create an incredible Outdoor Women’s Retreat. This multi-day, multi-sport adventure includes guided canyoneering in one of Zion’s secret slot canyons, hiking to dramatic overlooks in Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon, and a sunset horseback ride through southern Utah’s high desert, all while enjoying…

Utah Unique: Snowshoeing Adventure at Coral Pink Sand Dunes

a man snowshoeing in the sand at Coral Pink Sand Dunes

The nice thing about snowshoeing is that you can do it anywhere. Well, anywhere that has snow. Right? Actually, there are ways to enjoy snowshoeing even without it! Just ask our favorite crazy snowshoe guy Greg Frei, Zion Ponderosa’s On-Property Marketing and Guest Relations Coordinator, about one of his favorite East Zion adventures.

20 Zion Adventures for 2020

fall canyoneering adventure

It’s a wrap! Not just on another year, but on an entire decade. As you head into 2020 full of enthusiasm for a better year than ever, what’s making your heart pound with excitement? If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, we’ve got an adventure for everyone in your crew! 1. Zion Canyoneering  Put this…

Hiking to Zion National Park’s Historic Cable Mountain

Cable Mountain Hike

Do you recognize this wooden structure that sits high on the cliffs overlooking Zion Canyon? Cable Mountain is one of Zion’s best-kept secrets, often attracting only the most determined hikers – but East Zion Adventures has tips to save miles off your trek. And while the views are enough to make it worth it, knowing…