Although I'd already covered the Spring Mountains Gateway visitor center for our July edition, I didn't get a real-life appreciation of it until last weekend when my cycling group scheduled our first "It's too damn hot to ride, but we have to stay in shape" hike. ...
With the weather getting warmer and the wind dying down, it's time to throw your camping gear into the car and head out to the great outdoors! LVRJ's hiking columnist Deborah Wall shares tips from her new book, Base Camp Las Vegas, on the best hiking and camping in Nevada, Utah, California, and Arizona. Where can you take the kids? Where can you find wildlife, a ghost town, or the best narrows? Our hiking experts weigh in.
A body found over the weekend at Red Rock National Conservation Area has been identified as Ron Kirk, the hiker missing since late January. Over the past few weeks, Metro police, search and rescue teams, family, friends, and hundreds of volunteers have looked for Ron, holding out hope that the former Marine might still be alive.
The weather's getting warmer, and it's time to break out those hiking boots! Hiking aficionado Alan Gegax joins us to talk about the region's best hikes, hiking safety tips & equipment, and revel in everything about the great outdoors. What hikes do you enjoy? Which crevices are your favorite to explore? Call during the live program, or leave your comments below.
The mountains and the desert surrounding Las Vegas are very attractive but they can also be harsh and even dangerous. So if you've been thinking about getting your hiking boots and sunscreen on to take a long nature walk, join us to hear Branch Whitney talk about the new edition of his book Hiking Las Vegas.