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Alex Honnold, rock climber of El Capitan fame, at home in Las Vegas

Life in Las Vegas agrees with rock star climber Alex Honnold, who became the first person to free solo Yosemite’s El Capitan in 2017. “The beauty of Vegas is that I can take showers and cook home meals and be close to my climbing — it’s the best of both worlds.”

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Grand Canyon marks 100 years as a national park in 2019

The first European American who reached the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon marveled at what was before him: an astounding system of canyons, profound fissures and slender spires that seemingly tottered from their bases.

A guide to skiing, snowboarding in Nevada and neighboring states

If you live in Southern Nevada, great skiing or snowboarding can be found at all points of the compass. Whether you’re looking for a day trip, a one-night excursion or a multiday trip, there is a resort within easy reach.

Christmas Day hours reduced at Red Rock, Sloan canyons

The Bureau of Land Management has announced limited hours for the gated portions of Red Rock Canyon and Sloan Canyon national conservation areas on Dec. 25.

New visitor center planned at Sloan Canyon area in Henderson

The Bureau of Land Management will unveil its plans for a permanent visitor center at Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area during a public forum in Henderson on Wednesday.

Southern Nevada cities score well in study of outdoor access

Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson all earned high marks in a new analysis by the folks behind the Opt Outside movement, which encourages people to choose outdoor recreation over Black Friday shopping.