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Kayaking & Biking Lake Mead
Mountain Biking Las Vegas
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Itinerary - Surf & Turf

Mountain Biking - River Mtns

7:30 a.m.    Hotel Pickups from Las Vegas Strip
8:00 a.m.    Check-in and paperwork.
                  Coffee and restrooms are available.
8:15 a.m.    Brief instruction for use of bikes and safety.
                  Warm up in parking lot, practice using proper                   gears and brakes.
8:30 a.m.    Depart for the River Mountain Trail. Bike                   approximately 3 miles.
9:00 a.m.    Optional stop at Hemenway park to view Desert                   Bighorn sheep if season allows.
9:15 a.m.    Continue biking 3-4 miles downhill toward Lake                   Mead. Path leaves neighborhoods and heads off                   into the Mohave Desert, where you have a                   good chance of spotting coyotes, lizards, and                   desert bighorn sheep.
10:00 a.m.   Water and snack break
10:05 a.m.   Ride approximately 3 miles
10:20 a.m.   Cruise through historic railroad tunnels.                    Explore the Hoover Dam.
10:30 a.m.   Ride to Lake Mead.
10:45 a.m.   Arrive at beach where kayaks await.

Kayaking - Lake Mead

11:00 a.m.   Trade in your bikes for kayaks. Get suited up                    with paddling gear, and fitted into your boats.
11:30 a.m.   Paddling instruction and safety briefing.
11:45 a.m.   Kayak about 1.5 miles toward the Boulder                    Islands. Stop at the cement ring for a history                    lesson on construction of the Hoover Dam.
12:15 a.m.   Paddle about .5 mile to a nice beach where                    you will can explore the islands while hiking.
1:00 p.m.     Enjoy a picnic style lunch on the beach.                    Relax in the sun or cool off in the refreshing                    waters.
1:30 p.m.     Kayak for 1.5 miles, exploring further reaches                    of the islands before heading back.
2:00 p.m.     Arrive back at Boulder Beach. Load                    equipment and kayaks.
2:15 p.m.     Stop at Hemenway park to view wildlife
2:30 p.m.     Brief stop at shop to use restrooms and buy                    souvenirs
3:00 p.m.     Arrive at hotels on Las Vegas Strip

Note: This is a sample itinerary and may change. Times vary according to season and temperature. (Summer start times are earlier, winter start times are later.)


Trip Rate: $239 per person

Departs: M/T/W/Th/Sat
Time: 8am - 3pm
Offered: All Year

biking paddling swimming hoover dam

Activities: Mountain Biking, Kayaking, Hiking, Swimming, Wildlife, Hoover Dam

Details: Approximately 16 miles of scenic biking on paved and packed dirt trails. Bike trail is 75% downhill grade. Approximately 3-4 miles of kayaking on Lake Mead. Mostly flatwater with possible wind & waves.

Elevation Loss/Gain:
400' Gain / 1500' Loss

Lake Temperature:
56F Winter / 85F Summer

Equipment: High-end mountain bikes and touring kayaks with all safety equipment, gear, and instructions are included.

Tour Length: 7.5 hours

Difficulty: Easy - Moderate
Skill Level: Beginner +

Minimum Age: 14 years

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