Posts Tagged:red rock national conservation area

Keystone Thrust Sunrise

The hill, or thrust, on which this picture was taken is a unique geologic feature because the rocks on top are older than those on the bottom. We enjoyed the peaceful morning waiting for the sunrise. Because this image is a full 360 degree view, it is also part of our┬áRed Rock National Conservation Area…

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Pine Creek Sunrise over Las Vegas

We backpacked behind Red Rock National Conservation Area and spent the night at the top of Pine Creek. This was our greeting in the morning, a calm, orange sunrise as the swallows whizzed past our heads with the sounds of tiny jets. This portion of the cliff is approximately 2,000 feet above Pine Creek. This…

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