The great part about Las Vegas is that once you flee from its sprawl, you quickly find yourself in the middle of mountainous desert wilderness a million times more impressive than the Bellagio’s dancing waters could ever be. The only real limit to your outdoor pursuits is the season. In summer, hit the higher elevations and mountain peaks for hiking, biking or climbing; at cooler times of year, you'll generally want to head for the canyon floors. Here are my recommendations:
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