Mountains

Crusing The Desert

I had a ride out of town briefly today to the desert for a few photos of stuff I’ve likely photographed anyway. But I got the hell out of the house for a couple hours! It was 99 degrees today… Read More ›

Gass in The Distance

You are looking north on Rampart Blvd with 6,943 foot high Gass Peak many miles further north. If you are into hiking, there is a well marked trail to the summit. This peak is the highest in the Las Vegas… Read More ›

Water Brakes

As part of flood control in Las Vegas Valley these concrete dams and pilings help to slow the flow of water coming down from the surrounding mountains. There are also several very large Detention Basins around the valley as well…. Read More ›

Lone Mountain Road Construction

Just a quickie photo from yesterday while on a wander around the area… Always the road construction in Las Vegas! You are looking east with the two fifteen freeway directly behind you.

It Was a Beautiful Sunrise

I snapped this photo early today on my street before the heat of the day got into full swing, so beautiful! Las Vegas Valley has an Extreme Heat Warning until eight PM Thursday night. The high temperatures are forecast to… Read More ›

Sandy Valley Bound

Sandy Valley is south and west I believe of Las Vegas, easy to get to via the fifteen freeway then head west on a few two lane roads. It is near the state line with California, those distant mountains may… Read More ›

Looking Way Down

Although you can’t tell in the photo, it’s a very long way to the bottom of the valley you see here. A small portion of the actual Red Rock Canyon proper is visible at far left and centre of the… Read More ›

Rounding The Bend

And driving on brand new bituminous too! Since the lens was zoomed in so tightly, the mountains beyond look massive even though they are a very long way away to the west.