From now through early spring is the best of time for roaming remote desert areas and examining at leisure the desert’s interesting and exposed geology. A drive to Amboy Crater offers both. The road trip takes you through the Mojave National Preserve and along historic Route 66 to the tiny town of Amboy and its nearby volcanic crater.
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Ethan Porter is ready to push his limits as a triathlete.
Alpine Lakes Loop Trail is one of the best all-around hikes in Great Basin National Park, especially if you’re hiking with people of varying ages and abilities. The loop trail features fantastic views of Wheeler Peak, 13,063 feet in elevation and the second (or first depending on how Boundary Peak at 13,147 feet is classified) highest in Nevada. The hike also passes by two pretty mountain lakes.
Losing 14-3 to tournament host San Jose in the opening round of the Western Regional tournament on Monday, Boulder City Junior Little League exploded on Tuesday against Idaho 15-1 at Ida Price Field.
Basketball started in community
Taking their talents to the beach, a trio of Boulder City youth volleyball players are hoping to make a name for themselves on the sand before stepping on the hardwood for the Lady Eagles.
Outscoring their opponents 43-1, the Boulder City Little League juniors dominated their way to a District 2 championship July 13 at Arroyo Grande Park.
June 1, four-person scramble for Plus 55 Boulder City Men’s/Women’s Golf Association
Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, is on everybody’s list of must-see places in the Southwest, but during summer, dealing with the crowds and traffic can be frustrating at best. However, if you have some flexibility in your schedule, there’s a remedy for that problem. Check out the park’s popular main area, with its natural amphitheaters filled with striking hoodoo formations, first thing in the morning, before most visitors arrive. Then set out to other areas of Bryce for hiking.
Pit Stop team unstoppable in
Junior Eagles football team hosting clinic, seeking players
Boulder Bowl is now accepting sign-ups for its fall leagues that start in September. Visit the bowling alley at 504 California Ave. for details.
Flagstaff, Arizona, is not only a good destination to escape the hotter weather of Southern Nevada, but also serves as the perfect base camp for a few one-day side trips to the state’s greatest sights. Within an hour or two from town, you can be at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, sliding down a natural water chute near Sedona, or visiting any of three nearby national monuments.
Brewery surprises others, claims co-ed league victory
Team vs Field
Mammoth Lakes, California, in the Eastern Sierra, is best known as an international winter ski and snowboard resort, but from mid-July through September it transforms into one of the best hiking, mountain biking and outdoor person’s paradises in the state. It also offers the bonus of being the best jumping-off place to visit Devils Postpile National Monument, located about 7 miles from town, and an almost unique, must-see destination.
Men’s softball league begins tourney
Quickly gaining steam and churning out strong performers, organizers of the BC Alliance boys and girls youth soccer program are hoping to build on their recent success by creating more opportunities for players within the community to play high-quality soccer.
Jim Coleman of Boulder City bowled his first perfect game June 15 at Boulder Bowl while playing in the Hi Lo Scratch League.
Coed softball begins season-ending tourney
Boulder Bowl has started its low ball tournament. Participants can bowl anytime lanes are available.
May 4 four-person shamble for Plus 55 Boulder City Men’s/Women’s Golf Association
Now that local temperatures are soaring into three digits, our hearts seek the highlands when we plan a summer getaway. Some of the most agreeable and accessible highlands are in Cedar Breaks National Monument in southern Utah. The park lies on the Markagunt Plateau at an elevation of more than 10,000 feet, almost guaranteeing cool weather for hiking, wildflower viewing and star gazing.