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Throwback: Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, NV

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Nevada is about 15 miles from Las Vegas. It is an attraction that draws over a million visitors each year. 60 more words


Lost sketchbook in Las Vegas

Last week I was hiking and sketching in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area (an amazingly beautiful area) near Las Vegas, and lost my half-filled sketchbook. 181 more words

Public Sketching

Las Vegas Area Hit With Severe Thunderstorm

LAS VEGAS—Normally it’s April showers that bring May flowers. On Monday it was May showers that brought heavy rain at times, thunder, lightening and hail to some parts of the Las Vegas valley. 127 more words


Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area: Fresh Air is Nature's Best Cure for a Hangover

Sunday afternoon, January 25 2015 in Las Vegas. 68 degrees and deep blue skies without one whisper of a cloud. I’m pretty sure today is a perfect day for taking in some natural beauty, don’t you? 257 more words

Weekend Adventures


“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.”- John Muir

My move from the Midwest to the West Coast brought a lot of fun adjustments, one in particular was finding love for hiking.

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Sin City weekend in Ice Cube Canyon

Ice Cube Canyon (The Maze)
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Vegas, it’s where two swinging bachelors run away to for the weekend. Well, we aren’t exactly swinging bachelors and this isn’t exactly your typical Vegas weekend. 768 more words


Escape from Las Vegas to the Red Rock Canyon… The Desert Series

Las Vegas shouldn’t exist.

Why would any sane person build a city in middle of a desert where summer temperatures regularly climb over 110 degrees F and annual rainfall hangs around 4 inches? 885 more words

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