It is hard to believe that only a 45 minute drive out of sweltering Las Vegas can take you to a high mountain retreat that is almost always 20 to 25 degrees cooler than the valley below.  Las Vegas locals have known about this secret escape in the Spring Mountains as an escape from the heat, but many visitors are never aware that it exists.  A stay at the Resort on Mt. Charleston has become an annual event for us and a way to refresh in the cool mountain when the valley heat becomes too much.

Mt. Charleston, Nevada   June 2015

Hiking the Ski Resort