Site Introduction

Welcome to my Photo Gallery. With more than 1,438 posts and counting, many containing multiple pictures, I estimate that there are now more than 6,150 pictures on a wide variety of subjects scattered throughout the site that have received more than 301,088 page views. Because most of the pictures shown here have been captured while hiking areas in and around Las Vegas, the site has somewhat evolved into more of a hiking journal; listing and describing the places I have visited. There are five ways to find information on the site. [1] To locate a page on a specific place or subject, use the SEARCH THIS BLOG box located in the upper left side of the home page. For additional ways to locate specific pages ... {click "Read more >>" below}


Recently Added Pages

Click here to see a list of site maintenance actions ... Notes on Recent Site Maintenance

December 2017 Posts (by Category & Title)
NEW - North Shore Road - Blue Point Spring
UPDATED - Valley of Fire - Elephant Rock - VOF

November 2017 Posts (by Category & Title
UPDATED - Davis Dam - Davis Dam
NEW - McCullough Range - Exploring the McCullough Range
NEW - Art - Sculpture - Seven Magic Mountains

October 2017 Posts (by Category & Title
NEW - Black&White - B&W Images of Cathedral Gorge
UPDATED - Cathedral Gorge - Cathedral Gorge State Park (Summary Page)
NEW - Cathedreal Gorge - Cathedral Gorge State Park - Trip Notes for 10/18/2017
UPDATED - Lovell Canyon Road - Rainbow Spring Road (Summary Page)
Click the "Read more" link below to view a list of 2016-2017 Year-to-Date posts ... 
Click here to view an index of ALL HIKES Listed by Previous Year and Month ...                          Click here to view an index of ALL HIKES by location: Daytrips & Hike Index

Note: Every attempt is made to provide accurate information on the posts made on this site, but occasionally depictions may be inaccurate due to error of available information at the time of posting, mapping, navigation or cataloging. The information on this site is provided without any warranty, express or implied, and is indended for informational and historical purposes only.

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Daytrip - The Las Vegas Strip

This page last updated on 04/02/2017

Earlier this year Jim Herring and I spent several hours touring CityCenter, the 16,797,000-square-foot, 76 acre collection of hotels, casinos and residential buildings on the Las Vegas Strip. In addition to CityCenter's 40 million dollar modern art collection, I hope to be adding additional pictures of art and unique architectural structures that I have collected over the past several years. If you haven't already visited this collection, Click on the picture/title above and it will take you to a post containing links to dozens of pictures and art installations and unique structures found throughout the city of Las Vegas. 


Daytrip - Exploring the McCullough Range

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Back on 11 November, Harvey Smith and I decided to explore the hills of the Northern McCullough Range. Our mode of transportation for the day was Harvey's 4WD Polaris Ranger. This area is huge and encompasses more than 45 thousand acres. Its peaks and ridges are rocky and rough, with heights spanning from 2,000 feet at the eastern base of the range to 5,092 feet at Black Mountain. Infrequent visitor use and the need for route finding skills provide great opportunities for solitude and four wheel exploring. Click the following link for pictures and a brief description of the days activities ... Exploring the McCullough Range.


Daytrip - Seven Magic Mountains

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On November 1st Harvey and I took a ride out to the town of Goodsprings and Sandy Valley to investigate the access road leading to the top of Mount Potosi. For several reasons, we found out that we would not be able to attempt this trip in the near future. On the way home we went thru Jean and visited the Seven Magic Mountains located in the Ivanpah Valley between Jean and Las Vegas. Click here for pictures and to read about this outdoor land-based art installation ... Seven Magic Mountains.