Bootleg Canyon Boulder City, NV

I wanted to record some footage with my new GoPro video camera, so Colleen and I took a ten minute jaunt down the road to Bootleg Canyon in Boulder City, NV.

Bootleg Canyon is a groomed mountain bike park with incredible trails and at the top of the road you get great views of Boulder City and The entire Las Vegas valley. And the zip-lines are awesome!


Boulder City is an awesome place to visit (not just to gawk at the giant chunk of cement blocking the Colorado river). They have some great sidewalk cafe’s and restaurants that actually are quite popular and get very crowed on hot evenings. Image below is Mimi’s Wine Cellar, and we also really like a place called The Dillinger (great wings and burgers!). FYI, Boulder City has “No” gambling [crazy eyes].

Map to Bootleg Canyon and Boulder City, NV

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My daughter Nicole got me a GoPro Black HERO3 for a Christmas present,  so adding many great pictures and videos of my Jeep runs will help spice up this blog. I would imagine my first few videos will be a bit amateurish, but should improve over time. GoPro does have a video editor that you can get for free from the website, so we will see how that works out. I also do have a copy of Adobe CS5 Master Suite with After Effects if the GoPro software does not cut it (might have to ask my friend Barbra Talbot for a quick software 101).


I have seen some great footage taken with this camera, so it should make me look like a pro! Also will have to hit the stores to grab a suction mount for hood (or side) shots on the trail. It does come with some 3M sticky mounts, so I will be at least be able to add one to my dashboard. They also have a app for Android that allows you to live preview (and control) the camera remotely through WIFI.