Rocky Gap Road

Drove through Rocky Gap Road which connects Red Rock Canyon and Lovell Canyon Road on the other side of the mountains. It's a pretty risky drive unless you have really high ground clearance and plates protecting the soft under belly of your vehicle.…

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Whitney Portal

The Whitney Portal is a great destination in the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains. About 4.5 hours from Las Vegas or 3.5 from LA. Mount Whitney is the highest peak in the lower 48 states and the area is surrounded by lots of camping and trails to hike. Lone…

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Yosemite National Park

I briefly visited Yosemite on the way to San Francisco. It was incredible and I absolutely have to plan a second visit for when I have more time to stop and explore. There are two main entrances to the park, I came from the eastern side on 140 through Mariposa.…

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The Spring Mountains

Only twenty minutes from the Las Vegas lights the Spring Mountains rise over 10,000 feet above the basin below. Mt. Charleston is the highest peak in the range. While it is only the 8th highest mountain in the state by elevation it strikes an imposing figure with a very…

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