Whenever you want to get away from the heat and the desert, you can always go up to Mount Charleston. Only 20 minutes from the Las Vegas and 20 till 30 degrees (Fahrenheit) cooler! In celsius 11 till 17 degrees. A nice cooling down. Mount Charleston (Officially named Charleston Peak) is the eighth highest mountain in the state Nevada.
This 3633 meter high mountain, Charleston Peak, is about 70 kilometers from Las Vegas and besides coolness it also offers several hiking tracks. If you think hiking is too soft!, you can also choose to climb this mountain. In winter it is possible to go skiing here, or snowboarding.
More information Mount Charleston
For more information about Mount Charleston, hiking visit the site of The Resort On Mt Charleston. You can also find information about skiing and snowboarding on this site. Be careful!, you do not want to break your leg. In the resort you can also gamble at this resort. They offer a few gambling games like Blackjack, Keno, Video and some slots.
Skiing, snowboarding and more fun
Photos Mount Charleston
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