Adventure

9 Hiking Switchback Trails That You Must See

A switchback is a trail that follows a zig zag pattern so you do not have to go straight up. It is used on sections hiking trails that are steep.

Here are some examples with pictures:

 

 

Angels Landing hike at Zion National Park

 

 

 

Kaibab Trail in March at Grand Canyon South Rim

 

Steep switchbacks called Walters Wiggles ascend the Angels Landing Trail of Zion National Park in Utah

 

 

Beacon Rock Trail, Columbia River Gorge, Washington

 

 

switchback footpath on the Capri Island in Italy

 

 

Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah Queens Garden Navajo Loop steep hike

 

 

Switchback Trail Leading Into Santa Elena Canyon in Big Bend National Park