Flash Flood in Northwest Las Vegas, Nevada

Flash Flood in Northwest Las Vegas, Nevada

See the streaming river with cascading rapids created by a flash flood in Northwest Las Vegas, Nevada. Watch desert homes become waterfront properties! The torrent was dramatic enough to name the separate rapids and other features normally associated with a wild raging river! Click the image or title above for the entire story.

Fletcher Canyon Trailhead / Harris Mt Griffith Peak Circuit | Mt Charleston Wilderness, Nevada

Fletcher Canyon Trailhead to Harris Mountain Summit to Griffith Peak Summit Back to Fletcher Canyon Trailhead | Mt. Charleston Wilderness, Nevada

Make a circuit from The Fletcher Canyon Trailhead to Harris Mountain and Griffith Peak, then return to your start point. After accomplishing the most direct approach to Harris Mountain summit, cross the saddle to Griffith Peak, descend to The South Loop Trailhead and finally return on Kyle Canyon Road to Fletcher Canyon Trailhead. This route is half wilderness and half trails. Elevation gain is from 7,000-11,060ft plus additional ascent and descent along the way. Best time of year for this adventure: Summer through mid-Fall. Click the title or image above for details.

Schaefer Springs Loop | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Schaefer Springs Loop Trail | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Schaefer Springs Loop in Lovell Canyon NV, is a quick loop extension of the Lovell Canyon Loop featuring expansive views up and down Lovell Canyon. Since the Schaefer Springs Loop Trail spans both the East and West side of Lovell Canyon, the views expand to include the high ridges on both sides of the canyon including Sexton Ridge, the canyon’s Western border; Wilson Ridge, the canyon’s Eastern Border and Griffith Peak and Harris Mountain at the upper end of Lovell Canyon. Route Details: 1.6 Miles; Good Trail. Rapidly growing brush can obscure parts at times, but many cairns help keep you on track.

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