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Hiking among Mount Charleston’s bristlecone pines — PHOTOS

Great Basin bristlecone pines are gnarly, twisted tales of survival and inspiration. Lucky for local desert dwellers, hiking paths wind past these ancient, animated trees high above the valley floor.

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9 ways to pamper your pup for National Dog Month

The idea of a story about “dog-friendly” places in Las Vegas stopped making sense around the time Fashion Show mall started allowing pets. So we’re taking a look at places where you can absolutely spoil your canine companions.

Try night hiking to defy Las Vegas summer heat

Some intrepid Southern Nevadans choose paths of darkness in their bid to keep hiking adventures alive during sizzling summer months.

 
12 cool ways to beat the Las Vegas heat

As summer settles in, along with the scorching, dry heat, locals and tourists alike can escape the triple-digit temperatures by engaging in some of these cool activities.

 
Mount Charleston makes perfect summer getaway

As temperatures soar and scorch our concrete jungle, the forest shade and cooler air of the nearby Spring Mountains offer a reprieve.

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