What we're about

This is an awesome group of people that love to just get out and do things. We walk, hike, get outdoors, explore and find funs stuff to do in our community. We're into fun adventures,not extreme thrills! We're willing to try most new things at least once. Twice if it was fun! Come join us and lets find adventures THIS GROUP ROCKS! COME FIND OUT FOR YOURSELF. What makes us different from other hiking groups? We don't pre-set a pace.We hike to our own tune, and that pace is adjusted according to our participants. We don't charge $1 for hikes or ask for tips either... ( Guinness is always welcome though) Interested in more or longer hikes for you and your pooch? Check out this awesome group: http://www.meetup.com/doghikingvegas DISCLAIMER: By being a member of this group you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from any and all group functions. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold any of the group's leaders, officers, or representatives liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your own person or any members of your family, friends, acquaintances, children, pets, or property, arising directly or as a consequence from a group activity. You also agree that your membership of this group is based on an "at will" basis. Be sure to check out our "About Us pages for more info. To check weather for your Activity: Mt. Charleston Lodge: http://www.weatherforyou.com/weather/Nevada... (http://www.weatherforyou.com/weather/Nevada/Mount%20Charleston.html) Lake Mead http://aws.admin.weatherbug.com/stationOb.a... (http://aws.admin.weatherbug.com/stationOb.asp?id=LAKMD) Red Rock http://www.weather.com/weather/local/NVRRCN... (http://www.weather.com/weather/local/NVRRCNRA:13?from=dayDetails_topnav_undeclared)

Upcoming events (5)

Thursday night walk: 7PM Pittman Wash (Henderson)

Silver Springs Rec Center

• 7PM Monday/Thursday evening walk • Dog friendly. We walk on the mostly-lighted recreational path from the Silver Springs Recreation Center east to Legacy Park and back. This is a nice walk with a great group. • Evening Stroll in a nice place. Pittman Wash has a mostly-lighted paved footpath with benches for resting; plant information markers along the way add interest; birds, rabbits, vegetation, algae. Difficulty level = 1-out-of-5 • Where: we will meet at Silver Springs Rec-Center between the tennis courts and the swimming pools. We will walk approximately 3.3-mile round trip (about 90 minutes) on the paved walkway, including a brief rest and regroup at Legacy Park where there are drinking fountains, restrooms, tables, and benches. • To get to the trailhead: from Green Valley Parkway (between Warm Springs and Windmill, near Robindale and the train tracks) go east on SilverSprings until you come to the Rec-Center on the south side of the street. See the map (link below) for details. • The Rec-Center is located at: 1951 Silver Springs Parkway Henderson, NV 89074 ... between Green Valley Parkway and Valle Verde, north of Windmill, south of Warm Springs. More info on Pittman Wash (http://www.lvwash.org/html/what_index.html) Henderson area weather: KHND weather report (https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=35.9764&lon=-115.1328) • Tennis shoes ("sneakers") are fine but walking shoes are better for your feet. Please bring enough water for yourself and your dog, and a light because we are out after sunset. The paved path is also used by bicyclists and runners, so please be aware of their presence and leave room for them to pass.

7 AM - Calico Basin Easy 3-4 miles

Red Springs Picnic Area at Calico Basin

• Shared event with Trail-Seekers and/or PickUp Sports Meetup group • Masks are now mandatory in public parking and gathering areas. Masks are optional during actual hike but social distancing is still in effect. Anti-maskers are not welcome on this hike. Do not make ANY right turn (wrong way) from the main Calico Basin Road. Meet (see photo) near Red Springs picnic area. If Red Springs parking gate is closed, park outside the gate. EASY Hike [masked] hours) -- Calico Basin -- Difficulty: 1½ (easy) Total Distance: 3-4 miles Hourly Weather - https://1-dot.com/weather/?36.148_-115.418#Calico-Basin 7-Day Weather - https://1-dot.com/weather/7-day-calico - click ⨁ for details Hike usually starts from Red Springs picnic area at back of the paved Calico Basin parking lot. The turnoff from H-159 (West Charleston) is one mile before (east of) the Red Rock entrance (see location link below). Calico Basin is NOT part of the official Red Rock loop. You will not pass through any fee gates. This is a relatively "easy" hike with minimal scrambling. It may last up to 3+ hours. This hike is for beginners and for those not interested in the faster pace or longer distance of other hikes. Pace will be set by the group. Adults and children age 12+ are welcome. Well-behaved dogs on leash okay but maybe not a good idea in hot summer months. Friendly chat is also welcome but please: no national politics or religion. • https://1-dot.com/x/mapVSW2 -- Small Location Area Map • https://1-dot.com/x/mapCB2 -- Expandable Closeup Aerial Map • https://1-dot.com/x/mapCB1 -- Calico Basin Satellite View • https://1-dot.com/x/imgCB1 -- Photo - Canyon Valley Path Below • https://1-dot.com/x/gps-1 -- GPS Waypoint apps -- https://1-dot.com/x/gps-2 • What to bring + (optional) Water, hiking shoes (snacks, sunglasses, hat, sun block, camera, hiking stick) NOTE: if possible, check your email or the web site an hour or less before start time for possible cancellation, weather-related or otherwise. https://1-dot.com/radio for phones & PCs - compact 250 station jukebox https://1-dot.com/las-vegas/best-quick - resources for residents & visitors https://1-dot.com/las-vegas-free-tennis - new tennis meetup group

Monday night walk: 7PM Pittman Wash (Henderson)

Location visible to members

•7PM Monday/Thursday evening walk • Dog friendly. We walk on the mostly-lighted recreational path from the Silver Springs Recreation Center east to Legacy Park and back. This is a nice walk with a great group. • Evening Stroll in a nice place. Pittman Wash has a mostly-lighted paved footpath with benches for resting; plant information markers along the way add interest; birds; vegetation; rabbits. Difficulty level = 1-out-of-5 • Where: we will meet at Silver Springs Rec-Center between the tennis courts and the swimming pools on the south side of the street. We will walk approximately 3.3-mile round trip (about an hour) on the paved walkway, including a brief rest and regroup at Legacy Park where there are drinking fountains, restrooms, tables, and benches. • To get to the trailhead: from Green Valley Parkway (between Warm Springs and Windmill, near Robindale and the train tracks) go east on SilverSprings until you come to the Rec-Center on the south side of the street. See the map (link below) for details. • The Rec-Center is located at: 1951 Silver Springs Parkway Henderson, NV 89074 ... between Green Valley Parkway and Valle Verde, north of Windmill, south of Warm Springs. More info on Pittman Wash (http://www.lvwash.org/html/what_index.html) Henderson area weather: KHND weather report (https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=35.9764&lon=-115.1328) • Tennis shoes ("sneakers") are fine but walking shoes are better for your feet. Please bring enough water for yourself and your dog, and a light because we are out after sunset. The paved path is also used by bicyclists and runners, so please be aware of their presence and leave room for them to pass.

Thursday night walk: 7PM Pittman Wash (Henderson)

Silver Springs Rec Center

• 7PM Monday/Thursday evening walk • Dog friendly. We walk on the mostly-lighted recreational path from the Silver Springs Recreation Center east to Legacy Park and back. This is a nice walk with a great group. • Evening Stroll in a nice place. Pittman Wash has a mostly-lighted paved footpath with benches for resting; plant information markers along the way add interest; birds, rabbits, vegetation, algae. Difficulty level = 1-out-of-5 • Where: we will meet at Silver Springs Rec-Center between the tennis courts and the swimming pools. We will walk approximately 3.3-mile round trip (about 90 minutes) on the paved walkway, including a brief rest and regroup at Legacy Park where there are drinking fountains, restrooms, tables, and benches. • To get to the trailhead: from Green Valley Parkway (between Warm Springs and Windmill, near Robindale and the train tracks) go east on SilverSprings until you come to the Rec-Center on the south side of the street. See the map (link below) for details. • The Rec-Center is located at: 1951 Silver Springs Parkway Henderson, NV 89074 ... between Green Valley Parkway and Valle Verde, north of Windmill, south of Warm Springs. More info on Pittman Wash (http://www.lvwash.org/html/what_index.html) Henderson area weather: KHND weather report (https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=35.9764&lon=-115.1328) • Tennis shoes ("sneakers") are fine but walking shoes are better for your feet. Please bring enough water for yourself and your dog, and a light because we are out after sunset. The paved path is also used by bicyclists and runners, so please be aware of their presence and leave room for them to pass.

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