Using Mountains To Fight Burnout
Do you ever feel burnt out from the daily grind of screens, phones, and home offices? As creative professionals, we must take care of our mental and emotional well-being to avoid burnout. One great way to do this is by disconnecting from technology and immersing ourselves in the great outdoors for a change.
Located just a short 45 min drive from Las Vegas, Mt. Charleston is the perfect destination for creatives looking to take a break from their screens and find inspiration in nature. It stands high above the desert floor as Nevada’s largest volume mountain topping out at just a hair under 12k feet in elevation! With a variety of ski runs ranging from beginner to expert, the mountains local ski resort Lee Canyon offers a unique opportunity to hit the slopes while enjoying the stunning scenery of the Mojave Desert. The area is known for its snow-packed mountains and beautiful terrain, attracting outdoor enthusiasts from around the world who want to enjoy the cool mountain air. Speaking of the fresh air did you know that when it is 110 degrees in peak summer in Las Vegas that the mountains typically never reach above 80 degrees or so… it is heaven in the summer months as a quick and easy retreat from the heat.
As you ride the ski lift to the top of the mountain, you’ll be treated to breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and desert. This scenic ride alone can be an incredibly refreshing break from the daily grind of screens and technology, allowing you to reconnect with the beauty of the natural world. But Lee Canyon isn’t just a winter destination for skiers and snowboarders. The area transforms into a beautiful hiking and mountain biking destination during the summer months. With a variety of trails available, from easy walks to challenging treks, there’s something for everyone. As you explore the area, you’ll be surrounded by stunning natural beauty and have a chance to recharge your batteries and reconnect with the world outside of screens and technology.
The benefits of spending time in nature are well-documented. Research has shown that spending time in natural settings can help reduce stress, increase creativity, and improve overall mental and emotional well-being. For creatives who rely on their creativity and inspiration to thrive in their work, getting out into nature and exploring new surroundings can be an excellent way to spark new ideas and find fresh inspiration. As quoted on a las vegas redfin.com blog, “We love exploring the stunning natural beauty of the American Southwest that surrounds Las Vegas. Consider catching a ski lift at Lee Canyon on Mt. Charleston. This is a great way to immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes of Vegas.” We don’t just talk the talk here at Boss Creative, we walk the walk (or hike the hike rather).
So, If you’re feeling burnt out and in need of a break from screens, phones, and home offices, consider taking a trip to Lee Canyon. Whether you’re a skier, snowboarder, hiker, or mountain biker, Mt. Charleston and Lee Canyon offer a unique opportunity to recharge and reconnect with the natural world. With its stunning views, cool mountain air, and a short commute from the famous Las Vegas Strip, what’s not to love?