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Angel’s Landing {format} {format} {format} 5:10 Scott Carrier

Utah's Zion National Park draws 2.7 million visitors a year, and a major attraction for hearty hikers is a trek along the Grotto trailhead to Angel's Landing. From the banks of the Virgin River, the yellow-and-red sandstone sides of Zion Canyon rise 2,000 feet. It feels like being inside a huge body. The canyon walls are the rib cage spread open and Angel's Landing is like the heart. [transcript]

Broadcast: Feb 14 2007 on PRX Nature Stories Podcast; Jul 6 2006 on NPR Day to Day Subjects: Travel, Environment