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Las Vegas Tandem Skydiving
"When you arrive at the drop zone you will be equipped with a jumpsuit soft helmet goggles and harness. After being double-checked it's onto the airplane to get ready for take off.As the plane rolls down the runway and lifts off you'll be embarking on one of life's truly special experiences. While you enjoy the beautiful views of Mount Charleston Red Rock Canyon and the Las Vegas Strip your pilot will be guiding the plane to the jump altitude
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Red Rock Canyon Hiking Tour
"Ever wonder was Vegas locals do for fun? Well escape the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas for a unique hiking experience in beautiful Red Rock Canyon. Join your local guide for a 3-hour hike on one of three popular trails within the park. On the day of you then climbs over a ridge and drops you into the Lost Creek area. From there it is only a short distance to Willow Springs. Starting from Willow Springs just reverse the previous instructions. Hiking distance is 4.4 miles (7.8 km) roundtrip. Rating: easy to moderate.Ice Box Canyon: This trail heads down across the wash and up the other side toward the canyon. The trail is well defined as it leads the trail becomes a route over and around boulders as it continues upstream. The official trail ends at the large ponderosa pine tree in the bottom of the canyon which is 2.5-miles roundtrip (4 km). To reach the upper pool which is filled by seasonal waterfall be prepared for some tricky wall scrambling and a 3-mile (4.8 km) roundtrip. Rating: moderately strenuous."
From $130.00
 
Electric Bike Tour of Red Rock Canyon
"We pick you up and transport you from the heart of Las Vegas to the beautiful scenic byway of the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Starting from the quaint canyon village of Blue Diamond your tour guide will fit you to your Specialized Electric Turbo bike. With a brief ride around the county park you familiarize yourself with the basic operations then embark upon your adventure through Red Rock. You will tour along a smooth 8-foot wide bike lane on the national scenic byway either with guide support or on your own depending on the package you choose. For the guided tour a professional tour guide accompanies you along the canyon’s paved
From $90.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Mount Charleston

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Driving up highway 157 road to Mount Charleston

When driving up the grade on highway 157 to Mount Charleston be very careful. The posted speed limit on this 2 lane road is 60 mph. Impatient motorists traveling behind you will speed very dangerously...
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Icy winter roads

Although the main roads are plowed during the winter, ice can still form overnight and the wind can blow snow back onto the roads. Since most of the road has a pretty steep grade, its best to take it...
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Snow in May

We expected to run into some snow -- after all, you're hiking at an elevation of 8,000 feet or so! But we didn't expect to be unable to complete what should have been a fairly easy hike because the...
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Poor Trail Marking

We only tried one trail, so this may not hold true everywhere in the area. But the woman in the visitor center gave us some directions, and we did have a map. But early on, at a spot where the trail...
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No gas available on the mountain

There are no gas stations on the mountain. If you plan to do any exploring while you're on the mountain, or you're simply low on gas, its best to fill up before heading up the mountain.
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Things to Do Near Mount Charleston

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Orleans Casino

is rated number one by three out of five sites as place to stay. off but near the strip. is owned by coast properties. has shuttle service to barbary coast and gold coast. is not as fancy as strip...
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Treasure Island Hotel - Casino

I heard they were going to close this show and I guess they have. Kind of sad and end of an erra. We have been in this casino several times and seem to have some pretty good luck when we did gamble....
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Mirage

After dark the Mirage has a free volcano show. The volcano blows every 15 minutes in a light and sound show that attracts visitors from all around. it one of the best of the free attractions in Las...
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Gondola Rides at the Venetian

I’ve been in Venice and in the Venetian, and I didn’t take a gondola in any of them. As a matter of fact, it is beautiful in the movies and pictures, but it is expensive, and it’s far to be a good...
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The Blue Man Group

This show is at The Venetian. It is, in my opinion, a fantasic music show. The Blue Man Group are blue men (dressed in black; blue faces and blue hands) who are very talented. They play the most...
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Madam Tussauds Wax Museum

Madame Tussauds wax museum is very interesting. I would never have thought that a wax figure could look so real. You can see sports stars, music stars and hollywood stars. Madame Tussauds is open all...
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"An Escape to Mount Charleston"
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"Mountain Respite"
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"Las Vegas Mountain Retreat"
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"SoCal78's Mount Charleston Pic's"
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