After Zion we drove southwest over to Nevada to scout around Boulder City for a couple days. We'll be doing the Desert Winds expedition race there later this month, and it was nice to get to know the area a bit.
On the way into Vegas, John scored a few tie-down straps:
In our RV park, the view from the side door toward Lake Mead:
We rented a canoe to see a small part of Lake Mohave - very pretty:
Refreshment on a very hot (110 degree) day:
Overlooking Lake Mohave on a bike ride:
A great little store just east of Nelson - part of the movie "3000 Miles to Graceland" was filmed here:
A short trek in the desert:
With help from a local, we found a fun little natural bridge:
Climbing around on the bridge:
Testing out some interesting footwear (I'm going to stick with gaiters for the race instead):
A huge solar array in the desert:
A visit to Hoover Dam:
The new Hoover Dam bridge (almost open) and the High Scaler sculpture:
Biking up to the radio towers above Bootleg Canyon:
View of Boulder City from above:
That's it! I'm caught up on blogging.
John and I will be doing the Lone Star Rogaine in Texas this weekend, looking forward to it.