Peek A Boo Loop Bryce Canyon, Utah in 360 Degrees


Wall of Windows Peek A Boo Loop Bryce Canyon Utah

Peek A Boo Loop 

Bryce Canyon, Utah in 360 Degrees


It is amazing how those winter blues can vanish when you get out to see the man upstairs GLORIOUS creations.  Finding a good winter hike that is inspiring and not drab can be tricky.  The amazing thing about Bryce canyon is the snow just makes it more magnificent!  The contrast of the white and deep reddish orange with the green in the pine is beautiful. The tall spires that try so hard to stretch to heaven inspire thoughts of wanting to also stretch to be the best version of yourself to please God.  Peek A Boo Loop is 5.5 miles.  It is labeled as hard, but the only hard section is the climb back out for you are a little tired and it is steep.  But if you just stop and take a breath when you are tired you can do it.

WALL OF WINDOWS

Wall of Windows Peek A Boo Loop Bryce Canyon Utah
The famous spot on the hike is the Wall of Windows.  It is a beautiful cliff wall that has arches or large windows in it.  It is a gorgeous spot and is best seen if you go clockwise around the loop.  Below I am walking towards the wall of windows.

Google Earth Trail on Peek A Boo Loop




This spot is beautiful, but if you are the type of person who wants to be closer to the arch, you might think about doing ARCHES HIKE that is also in BRYCE CANYON area.  It is a little bit of a drive, so I would do it as you drive in or out of Bryce, but it gets you right up next to the Arches.



Video below is a 360 Degree Video of Walking up one of my favorite sections of the hike.  It is super fun to walk along with me and look all around.  Problem is blogger doesn't play it in true 360, so click on this link to open a you tube window so you can really see it in 360 degrees.


This is a picture is the same as the video above.  It is the canyon you go through on the final stretch of the Peek A Boo Loop. 
Canyon from Sunset Point down into Bryce Canyon

Winter hiking is super fun, as long as you are PREPARED.  To be prepared, you need the following. If you are enjoying my blog please consider checking them out, for it sends a few pennies my way to keep these posts coming to you. Crampons, or spikes are crucial to having a great hiking experience in the winter.  It keeps your feet stable even on slippery icy spots. Pair this with the hiking sticks below and a jacket that is warm but not too warm and you are set.


The 360 trail below is descending some Switchbacks in Bryce.





Switchbacks into Bryce from Sunset Point.
Switchbacks into Bryce from Sunset Point.
The 360 image below is walking along the Cliff walls in Bryce Canyon 



Video in Bryce Canyon in the Winter  




I just love the white green orange color scheme in Bryce in the winter.  I went on a day that was suppose to be 30 degrees Fahrenheit, with 3-5 mile hour winds.  I put on 2 shirts, a sweater, and a couple of jackets, and had hot hand and feet warmers in my back pack ready to go.  I was surprised that I was too hot.  I took off the 2 jackets early on, and just enjoyed the beautiful blue sky.  I really caught a perfect day.  

PEEK A BOOK LOOP TUNNELS


One of the 2 tunnels you get to go through on the Peek A Boo Loop





Tunnel on the Peek A Boo Loop Trail Bryce Canyon
Tunnel on the Peek A Boo Loop Trail Bryce Canyon
There are 2 spots on this trail where you get to go through a tunnel.  They above is the first one. 

Epic Vista View coming out Tunnel on Peek A Boo Loop Trail
Epic Vista View coming out Tunnel on Peek A Boo Loop Trail






This area below is right behind me as I face the Wall of Windows.  It is interesting the almost yellow beige type coloring here when everything else around is orange and reds. There is also 2 cave like holes that are the beginnings of an arch.



Above is walking along a cliff wall with a classic Bryce canyon view around.


Hoo Doo in Bryce Canyon National Park Peek A Boo Loop  Utah 



Bryce Canyon National Park Peek A Boo Loop Trail Head Sign Utah
Here is the trail head sign for the loop.  You want to go clockwise around so you can get the best views of the Walls of Windows.  There is 2 entrance points.  You can either start from Bryce Point (But that is currently closed), or Sunset Point (which is where I started). Both are about a mile, then you hit the loop, but they start the loop on opposite sides of each other.

Hoodoo In Bryce Canyon National Park Peek A Boo Loop Utah


Here you can see the side of the Hoodoos or spires in comparison to a person to get size.

If you are enjoying this area, there is so much more to enjoy!  Just click on the Peek A Boo Google Earth Loop, then click on the dude in the bottom corner, then any blue dot or line to see more.
 Google Earth Link Here
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If you enjoyed this hike, you will also LOVE
FAIRYLAND LOOP BRYCE CANYON
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and
WILLIS CREEK SLOT CANYON
I find after doing an amazing Bryce Canyon hike, I have enjoyed the hikes immensely, but I am ready for something different.  Willis Creek is not that long of a drive away, and is totally different.  I talked to many people on this hike that said this was their favorite in the area.  I think it is because of the fun creek you either walk in, or are creatively trying to figure out how to dodge,  the amazing size and scope of the slot canyon, and just how incredibly beautiful it is. It is hard not to feel really connected with the hike with the canyon walls being so close.
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and
ISLAND IN THE SKY
Island in the Sky is an amazing adventure that feels like you just stepped out of a Studio Ghibli movie.  It really feels like you are on an Island in the Sky as you look out off the cliffs and see birds flying below you.  Fabulous.
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and 
MESA ARCH
A photographers favorite in the early morning light.



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