89°F
weather icon Partly Cloudy

Zion’s Angels Landing trail to close for two days next week

The popular Angels Landing trail in Zion National Park will be briefly closed next week for trail repairs, the Utah park announced Friday.

The park trail, located about 160 miles northeast of Las Vegas, will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, and is expected to reopen at 6 a.m. Thursday, the park said in a news release. The closure will allow crews to replace multiple posts that support the chain sections on the trail.

Angels Landing climbs about 1,500 feet in elevation and features long, steep drop-offs, according to the park’s website. Hikers on portions of the trail can hold onto chains fastened into the rock.

Access to the Scout Lookout and West Rim Trail will remain open during the trail repairs, the park said.

Contact Katelyn Newberg at knewberg@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0240. Follow @k_newberg on Twitter.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
Dem presidential candidates call for Kavanaugh’s impeachment

Several Democratic presidential candidates on Sunday lined up to call for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated, allegation of sexual impropriety when he was in college.

UAW says its 49K members at GM plants will go on strike

The United Auto Workers union announced that its roughly 49,000 members at General Motors plants in the U.S. will go on strike Sunday night because contract negotiations with the automaker had broken down.

Man organizes hunting event for wheelchair users

A Utah man who has been in a wheelchair for more than three decades has created a pheasant hunt for people like him who need help getting into the outdoors.

Solid gold toilet stolen from Winston Churchill’s birthplace

A unique solid gold toilet that was part of an art exhibit was stolen early Saturday from the magnificent home in England where British wartime leader Winston Churchill was born.

Women’s Hall of Fame inducts Sotomayor, Fonda, Allred

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred were among the inductees at the National Women’s Hall of Fame on Saturday.

No millennial bump for Buttigieg, but hints of broad appeal

Pete Buttigieg would like to turn the fight for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination into a contest about generational change. But there’s one looming problem: He has yet to win over his own.

UK’s Boris Johnson likens himself to The Incredible Hulk

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared himself to The Incredible Hulk in a newspaper interview emphasizing his determination to take Britain out of the European Union next month.

Saudi Arabia: Drone attacks knocked out half its oil supply

Yemen’s Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparking huge fires and halting about half of the supplies from the world’s largest exporter of oil.