Monthly Archives: November 2014

Exploring in the Jeep

Boulder City, NV Friends, Steve and Joan (FOSJ), are spending the winter in the nearby Lake Mead Recreation Area serving as volunteers.  The main part of their assignment is to drive a park vehicle down the many, many back roads … Continue reading

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Hiking with New Friends from England

Boulder City, NV One of the neat things about writing a blog is reading comments from people we have never met, especially those from outside the U.S.  We have a few readers from far away places and one couple has … Continue reading

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White Owl Canyon

Boulder City, NV While this area offers many great long and challenging hikes, it also has several shorter ones that are very interesting.  Earlier this week we decided to try one that is right up a former teacher’s alley.   We … Continue reading

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A Second Visit to the Bowl of Fire

Boulder City, NV Last weekend we hiked into an area along Lake Mead called the Bowl of Fire.  We had a great time exploring the area with two other couples: Leigh & Brian and Becky & Andrew.  But this is … Continue reading

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River Mountain Trail

Boulder City, NV Just behind the park where we are staying in Boulder City is a mountainous area known as Bootleg Canyon.  The area is full of mountain bike and hiking trails.  One of the hiking trails is called the … Continue reading

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Group Hike in the Bowl of Fire

Boulder, NV Last month while we were in Utah Lake State Park near Provo we had the opportunity to meet up with Brian and Leigh of Aluminarium.   When we learned that they were camping in an area near Lake … Continue reading

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Fortification Hill Hike

Boulder City, NV One of the hikes recommended to us in the Lake Mead area is to Fortification Hill, on the Arizona side of the lake near Hoover Dam.  The hike is not long (four miles round trip) but has … Continue reading

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