From the multi-colored sandstone of Red Rock Canyon and Valley of Fire to the crisp air and serenity of Mt. Charleston and the hot springs of Lake Mead, Hiking Southern Nevada is indispensable for anyone who wants to experience this magnificent corner of the Southwest. Step-by-step directions, easy-to-follow maps, and quick-reference features guide you to and from 50 adventures on foot within an hour's drive of the bright lights of Las Vegas.
Branch Whitney, also the author of Hiking Las Vegas, and Hiking the Southwest, has led more than 2,000 hikers to more than 100 different summits in southern Nevada and beyond. He has named over 25 peaks in southern Nevada and has found over 60 routes. His website (hikinglasvegas.com) is the primary source for hiking and mountaineering information for southern Nevada.