WELCOME!
VegasHikers is the premier hiking group in the Desert Southwest! We take more hikes to more places and have the friendliest, most welcoming organizers of any group around. We feature hikes for all skill levels, road trips, camping, and social gatherings. We have events at a huge variety of times, places, and days. We even hike at night! With dozens of organizers and an average of more than an event a day, you're sure to find activities to suit your fancy.

KNOW YOUR LIMITS.
Our organizers are not tour guides, we're not rangers. Going out with us is the same as going out with a few friends. Expect the same risks, take the same precautions. As organizers, we will do our best to give accurate descriptions of the hikes we post. If you're a beginning hiker, a hike's elevation and distance may not mean much to you. Likewise, difficulty ratings are subjective, and a hike that is "easy" to one person may be "moderate" to another. Err on the side of caution. You're much better off going on a hike that's too easy for you than a hike that's too hard or too dangerous for you. As you go on more hikes with us, you'll become more familiar with our ratings and our descriptions, and you'll learn more about your own limits. Ultimately, it's up to you to keep yourself safe out there. You're an adult. Hike within your abilities.

DUES/FEES
There are no membership dues to be a part of this group. It does take money to pay for this site, fill up first aid kits, and keep organizers prepared, so we gladly take donations any time they're offered.  Additionally, we have a partnership with Amazon.com.  You'll find their link on the left side of every page.  If you click that link before you buy from Amazon, you won't pay a penny extra and Amazon will make a contribution to VegasHikers.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES
Our group can be defined by five terms, which help guide every decision we make.  They are as follows:
1)  All are welcome
2)  We hike together
3)  We come prepared
4)  We're all adults
5)  We appreciate the outdoors

To learn more about the group, BE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR "Pages" SECTION. That's also where you'll find our FAQ list.

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    Kelly Canney ".

    "One of my favorite events I did with VegasHikers was "Tables, tailgates and trunks" a moonlit hike to the RR tunnels with tailgate afterwards. I don't see it posted anymore. Do we still do it?"

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    jodie

    "anyone interested in easy-moderate (2-3 hours) day hikes at zion? my next trip is friday, april 17th, with overnight stay at local comfort inn ($90 total for 2 queen beds, split)--no camping!..."

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  • New Discussion Reply
    jodie

    "i'm back! snowboarding season is over. i work weekdays. how about saturday or sunday mornings 7 or 8 am starts before it starts cooking?"

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    Bill & S.

    "Cool. Thanks for the info. I'll definitely check them out."

  • New Discussion
    Jeff S.

    "I know there has been an overnight backpack trip to Hidden Forest posted the last few years for early May. Does anyone know if that will happen again this year?? I thought it might already be posted by now, but I don't see anything. Thanks, Jeff"

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  • New Discussion
    Kent M. Kent M. started Mount Whitney
    March 24
    Kent M.

    "I won 6 day-use permits in the Mount Whitney Trail lottery for Friday June 26th if anyone is interested."

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  • New Discussion Reply
    Todd S. Todd S. replied to Lava Tubes on Kel-Baker Road. (latest of 2)
    March 23
    Todd S.

    "Here's a link to a site with some pictures of the tubes. http://lastadve­nturer..."

  • New Discussion
    Todd S.

    "Has anyone ever hiked the lava tubes off of Kel-Baker road which runs south from Baker, CA and I-15? It's 20 miles south of Baker, CA and then a five mile drive on a washboard and sandy road from the paved Kel-baker road...."

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  • New Discussion
    Jeffrey P

    "My Yosemite wilderness permit confirmation actually came thru with 2 spots, not just one. So, if somebody wants to join me, I'm doing a week-long backpack in NE Yosemite to kick off Summer. Leave Sat, June 20, 6am...."

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  • New Discussion
    Nichole Nichole started I need crampons
    February 27
    Nichole

    "I would like to borrow a pair of crampons. I will be hiking and walking in the wooded areas of Mt. Charleston for one day, tBD. I wear a Women's 6.5 shoe. my direct email is [masked]"

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