Kyle Canyon Grand Crossing Northern Half | La Madre Mountains Wilderness, Nevada

Kyle Canyon Grand Crossing | Northern Half | La Madre Mountains Wilderness, Nevada

The Kyle Canyon Grand Crossing North is the Northern half of the larger Kyle Canyon Grand Crossing which begins at the intersection of Kyle Canyon and Harris Springs Roads, ascends to the El Bastardo Mountain area on the Keystone Thrust above Red Rock Canyon, then descends to Red Springs Desert Oasis in the Calico Basin. This Northern half of the adventure takes you to the saddle between Burnt Peak and El Bastardo Mountain on the Keystone Thrust Ridgeline, looks down to Red Rock Park and contemplates various routes into the park below before returning to the starting point on Kyle Canyon Road. Highlights include a walk though the beautiful La Madre Mountains Wilderness camping, navigating numerous rocky plateaus through the wilderness up the Burnt Peak approach ridge, exploring a section of the upper Keystone Thrust and seeing spectacular 360-degree views all along the route. Route details: 20 Miles + RT / 4500-7900ft; *Some Road, Mostly Wilderness* Click image or title above for more…

Anniversary Ridge | Muddy Mountains Wilderness, Nevada

Anniversary Ridge | Muddy Mountains, Nevada

Anniversary Ridge, the highest overlook point in its area on the Eastern border of the Muddy Mountains Wilderness, offers a spectacular aerial view of the Bowl of Fire, almost immediately below, and views all the way to Lake Mead. Ascending Anniversary Ridge involves a rather involved unmarked approach route and finally, traversing a very narrow ridge with dramatic drop-offs on either side. Route details: 10 mi RT; **Some Trail, Some Wilderness** Click image or title above for more…

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Environmental Consciousness Around Las Vegas, Nevada

Environmental Consciousness | Pick up a few pieces of trash during your morning walk. Create a quiet, steady environmental impact.

Imagine the impact if many people in the Las Vegas Area picked up a few pieces of trash during their morning walk and threw them into the recycling container at home! Here’s how I relieved an abandoned 27-hole golf course of over a ton of trash over time.