Branch Whitney has hiked and climbed more than 3,000 miles, led more than 2,000 hikers to summits, and blazed wild and rewarding scrambling routes all over the Southwest. When Whitney claims that some of the best hiking and rock-scrambling in the United States are within an hour of the Las Vegas Strip, you can believe him.
Hiking Las Vegas is now available in a newly updated second edition, covering Red Rock Canyon, Mount Charleston, and Lake Mead, and featuring everything from relaxing trails to challenging climbs for advanced daredevils. Every hike includes driving directions to the trailhead; a quick-reference guide to difficulty, distance, elevation, and completion time; step-by-step instructions on how to get from the trailhead to the final destination; detailed route photos and helpful waypoints; and dozens of quick tips so you can stay safe while getting the best views possible.
About the Author: Branch Whitney