Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Windy Peak: Tuesday, a moderate to strenuous five-mile hike from Mountain Springs to the escarpment overlooking Cottonwood Valley (515-5367).

Red Rock Canyon, Fossil Ridge: An easy to moderate three-mile hike Saturday to look at the oldest rock formations and the fossils that were formed (515-5367).

Around the Bend Friends: This group of people, 50 years and over, interested in hiking and related social activities will meet at 8:30 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot in front of Best Buy, at Charleston Boulevard and I-215, for a moderate three-hour hike at Red Rock (642-2285).

Red Rock Canyon, Black Mountain: A moderate to strenuous six-mile hike Saturday with a 2,100-foot climb in Henderson (515-5367).

Sierra Club: Join the Southern Nevada Group on Saturday for a moderate to strenuous hike starting at Scenic Drive along Boy Scout Overlook and Calico Tanks. Some bouldering and scrambling over three tanks. Contact: George McDonald at 808-3855.

Red Rock Canyon, Calico Hills: Saturday, a moderate to strenuous four-mile hike with lots of rock scrambling from the bottom to the top of the hills (515-5367).

Sierra Club: Join the Southern Nevada Group Nov. 11 at Blue Diamond Hill. A moderate, all-day outing along a seven-mile route. Contact: Dennis Hayes at 280-2424.

Las Vegas Highlanders: A Christian hiking club open to all denominations plans a camping/hiking trip Veterans Day weekend, Friday through Nov. 12, at Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument. Stay in tents, using a cabin as base camp, with slot canyons, arches and Indian ruins. To register contact: onecoolhike@yahoo.com or LasVegasHighlanders@yahoo.com.


Bagel Ride: Leave from Aspen Creek Cycling, 1550 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway, Wednesday at 7 a.m., for a 22-mile ride. For more information, visit www.greenvalleycyclists.org or e-mail: ronvolk@yahoo.com.

Las Vegas Valley Bicycle Club: Tuesday, at 6:15 a.m., meet at Einstein’s Bagels, 9031 W. Sahara Ave., for an easy-paced ride to Red Rock (E-mail: dgcasey@cox.net or call 379-3737). A 6:15 a.m. moderate to fast 15-20 mile road ride is scheduled on Wednesday. Meet at the NuVision Cyclery on West Lake Mead Boulevard, between Rampart Boulevard and Scholar Lane (228-1333). There will be a 30-plus mile, moderate and hilly ride Wednesday and Thursday at 7 a.m., and a 30 to 50-plus mile long-grade ride on Saturday at 7 a.m. Meet behind Starbucks on West Charleston Boulevard and Town Center Drive. Friday, at 6:15 a.m. meet at Einstein’s Bagels, 9031 W. Sahara Ave., for an easy-paced ride to Red Rock (E-mail: dgcasey@cox.net or call 379-3737). Nov. 11, meet at Einstein Brothers Bagels, 8400 Cheyenne Ave., at 7 a.m. for an easy ride of 25 to 35 miles of flat land (873-6256). Bring plenty of water for all rides.

Las Vegas Desert Riders Club of Nevada: A local chapter of the Honda Riders’ Club of America will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at Carter Power Sports, 6725 S. Decatur Blvd. All types of motorcycles welcome. As ride destinations vary, call 795-2000 or E-mail: wong@nevp.com for information.


Archaeo-Nevada Society: Presentation by Mark Boartwright, archaeologist for the Bureau of Land Management on the Old Spanish Trail, at 7 p.m. Thursday, in room B-203 of the West Charleston Campus of the College of Southern Nevada. Visit www.archaeonevada.org or e-mail moabwarior@cox.net.

Red Rock Canyon, Living Symbols of the West: The National Wild Horse Association, in conjunction with the BLM, will have a wild horse or burro on display for public interaction at the visitor center Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. No sign-up required (515-5367).

Astronomical Society of Nevada: Public star party at Redstone (Lake Mead National Recreation Area) on Saturday. Visit: vegas.astronomynv.org.

Red Rock Canyon, Bats in our Belfry: Saturday from 2:30-4 p.m., learn about the mammal (515-5367).

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park: The annual Mountain Man Rendezvous takes place Saturday through Nov. 12 at the Upper Pasture from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tomahawk, knife and lance throwing, archery and blacksmithing demonstrations with several vendors and more. Call 875-4141.

Hunter Education Class: Nevada Department of Wildlife is accepting applications for the following classes scheduled from 5:30-9 p.m., Nov. 13-14, at the Carpenters Joint Apprentice Training Center, 4131 E. Bonanza Road and between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 17 at the NDOW office, 4747 W. Vegas Drive (486-5127, Ext. 3501).

Red Rock Audubon Society: Register for the 8 a.m., Nov. 14, birding field trip at Tule Springs Park. Moderate walking. Entry fee is $6 per car. Call Rita Schlageter at 382-3327 for reservations or additional information.

Get Outdoors Nevada: One hundred volunteers are needed for clean-up, Nov. 17, from 9-11:30 a.m., at the Conservation Transfer Area. Adult supervision or parental agreement required for those under age 18. Contact: www,getoutdoorsnevada.org/events.htm or e-mail: desertvolunteer@fws.gov.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife/Red Rock Audubon Society: Volunteers sought to report locations of burrowing owls in the Las Vegas Valley and/or monitor breeding nests. This is a three-year ongoing project. For information, see RedRockAudubon.org, contact Diane Jadlowski at 308-1953 or e-mail at jadski@cox.net.

Archaeo-Nevada Society: Volunteers sought to help with Red Rock Conservation projects. Contact Gary Vetter at vettergl@aol.com or visit www.archaeonevada.org.

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