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Old 04-24-2016, 10:49 AM   #1
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Alternative Route Michigan to Zion

Usually take 80 thru NE and 70 thru CO. Tow a Jeep behind our Navion and want to avoid some of the high passes in CO. Anyone take a southern route that's less "strenuous "? Thanks!
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If you don't want the mountain trail, I'd just stay on I-80 to Salt Lake City then take I-15 down to Zion. The flatness of southern Wyoming is a pleasure to drive.
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I-80 between Laramie and Evanston has some pretty long grades, just not a 'pass.'
Shouldn't be a struggle compared to Eisenhower and Vail areas. Can be very windy in WY also...lived there for 10 years.
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There's always I-40 if you want to drop down somewhere from I-70. When you get into Flagstaff, AZ (have you been to Grand Canyon South Rim?) you'd take 89 north into Page, AZ then to Kanab, UT. Since you're trying to avoid steepness, then from Kanab, UT go a few miles south on 89 to Fredonia, AZ. (North Rim area of Grand Canyon is a short distance from here)Then pick up 389 west out of Fredonia which becomes 59 in Utah at Colorado City. Continue to UT9 then east to Zion at Springdale. From Flagstaff you'd have no big climbs or descents. You might see something new on this route but it would probably be longer.
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