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Category Archives: Nevada
Red Rock Canyon Campground, Las Vegas, Nevada I arried at the Red Rock Canyon Campground at about 4PM and the temperature was about 70F. By the time that I had checked in and set up my tent, the sun had … Continue reading
Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, Alamo, Nevada This refuge consists of an upper Pahranagat Lake, a lower Pahranagat Lake and a stretch of marshland in between the two lakes as well as the surrounding lands. There are 14 rustic campsites along … Continue reading
Graeme and I are now both back from our recent travels in the Southwest USA states of Nevada, Arizona and California. We encountered rain in Las Vegas, a snow storm on Mount Charleston, a sand storm in Death Valley, overcast … Continue reading
While Graeme started off the week at the NABshow, I headed off into the surrounding mountains to look for some insects and birds to photograph. Found myself a snow storm instead (photos to follow when back at my desk). The … Continue reading
Today’s trek is the other direction from Red Rock Canyon, heading East through Boulder City to the Famous Hoover Dam!
Nevada Adventures – Red Rock Canyon – Sandstone Quarry Trails – Calico Tanks There are a number of established trails in Red Rock Canyon that range from easy through to rather difficult.
Nevada Adventures – Red Rock Canyon – Calico Hills Anyone who visits Red Rock Canyon will immediately fall in love with the colorful red sandstone outcropping known as Calico Hills. The Calico Hills were formed 180 million years ago when … Continue reading
Retroactive Post – April 6th, 2013 When we arrived at our hotel (Stratosphere Hotel and Casino) the night before, we were told that we had arrived after 6PM so a Deluxe room had not been held for us. The staff … Continue reading
First full day in Las Vegas and we decide to start off with a day trip to the Famous Red Rock Canyons! Absolutely stunning views and rock formations, its about a 10 minute drive out of Las Vegas (~30 minutes … Continue reading