What is this? To the right is the Red Rock Escarpment, basically an ancient fault line. Those mountains are much larger than they appear in the photo. Left of centre you can see a bit of Charleston Boulevard as it… Read More ›
Red Rock Escarpment
The beauty of our Mojave Desert surrounds Las Vegas!
You shall not pass…
These images have the mountains looking much smaller than they actually appeared when taking the shots but the colors of the desert are still just right!
Taken today this image shows the Red Rock Escarpment many miles west of my location on Sahara Avenue, the west side of Las Vegas Valley. The lens was zoomed in tight resulting in this image.
With Charleston Boulevard directly behind me, I change roads to the SR 160 westbound which begins my trip to Pahrump via the Mountain Springs Pass. Beyond Pahrump many miles is the termination of SR 160 at the ninety five freeway.