Mt Wilson to Juniper Peak | Rainbow Mountains, Nevada

Traverse the Rainbow Mountains Upper Crest Ridgeline in Nevada from Mt Wilson to Juniper Peak. Beginning on Lovell Canyon Road, ascend to the Upper Crest Ridgeline above Mt. Wilson, head North to the ridgeline above Juniper Peak, then descend again into Lovell Canyon. Click the image or title above for more detail.

Rocky Gap Rd to Bridge Mt Trailhead | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Rocky Gap Rd to Bridge Mt Trailhead | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Take Rocky Gap Road from Lovell Canyon Road to Bridge Mountain Trailhead. Scope out potential access to Wilson Ridge North and South. The Wilson Ridge crosses Rocky Gap Road near the summit area of that road. This area is key to completing the Wilson Ridge both North and South along with important connections to The Rainbow Mountains Upper Crest Ridgeline and the Keystone Thrust Cliffs ridge access to the La Madre Mountains. Discover the interconnection of all these ridge systems. Click the image or title above for details…

Red Rock Summit | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Red Rock Summit | Lovell Canyon & Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada

Take a long, sometimes narrow and rocky approach ridge to the Wilson Ridge parallel to and above Rocky Gap Road to a prominent high point where Red Rock Summit commands the scene directly North. View the Northern and Southern stretch of the Wilson Ridge, the Northern Rainbow Mountains Upper Crest Ridgeline, Lovell Canyon, Harris and Mummy Mountains, Griffith Peak, the Las Vegas Strip and much more! Click the image or title above for more detail.

Lower Wilson Ridge Loop | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Wilson Ridge Lower Loop | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Rare Views of an isolated stretch of the Wilson Ridge and surrounding wilderness from this unique perspective. This is a big loop beginning at upper Lovell Canyon Road, ascending to the Wilson Ridge, then traversing the ridge South to Rocky Gap Road. Best time of year for this adventure: Late Spring or Early Fall with maximum daylight at this relatively cool temperature. Click title or image for more details.

Wilson Ridge/ Sexton Ridge Circuit | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Wilson Ridge / Sexton Ridge Circuit | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Make a huge circuit of Lovell Canyon, Nevada taking in Wilson Ridge (East side), The Harris / Griffith Saddle (top), Sexton Ridge (West side). This is a total day-long wilderness immersion with spectacular views of Southern Nevada wilderness and beyond. Elevation gain: 8-9,000ft or more when gain and loss are added up. Best time of year for this adventure: Close to the longest day of the year. Click the image or title above for details.

Fletcher Canyon Trailhead / Harris Mt Griffith Peak Circuit | Mt Charleston Wilderness, Nevada

Fletcher Canyon Trailhead to Harris Mountain Summit to Griffith Peak Summit Back to Fletcher Canyon Trailhead | Mt. Charleston Wilderness, Nevada

Make a circuit from The Fletcher Canyon Trailhead to Harris Mountain and Griffith Peak, then return to your start point. After accomplishing the most direct approach to Harris Mountain summit, cross the saddle to Griffith Peak, descend to The South Loop Trailhead and finally return on Kyle Canyon Road to Fletcher Canyon Trailhead. This route is half wilderness and half trails. Elevation gain is from 7,000-11,060ft plus additional ascent and descent along the way. Best time of year for this adventure: Summer through mid-Fall. Click the title or image above for details.

Wilson Ridge Lovell Canyon Loop | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Wilson Ridge Lovell Canyon Loop | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

This wide and spectacular circuit adventure begins at the upper end of Lovell Canyon Road, ascends to The Wilson Ridge, takes that ridge North for a few relatively untouched miles toward Harris Mountain, then loops back through Lovell Canyon to the Lovell Canyon Trail, finally returning to the starting point. Best time of year: Spring or Fall. Click image or title above for more details…

Wilson Ridge South High Point | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

| Wilson Ridge South High Point | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

The Wilson Ridge South High Point is a key nodal point for exploration to the North to Harris Mountain; to the West to The La Madre Mountains; and to the South to The Rainbow Mountains Upper Crest Ridgeline. This route accesses The Wilson Ridge South High Point from the upper end of Lovell Canyon Road at the base of a beautiful, fairly gradual approach ridge. Approximately 5,800 > 8,500ft; Wilderness Route. Click the image or title above for map, video, images and adventure details…

Griffith Shadow Loop | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Griffith Shadow Loop | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Griffith Shadow Loop takes you up the West side of Lovell Canyon for spectacular views up and down the canyon with Griffith Peak clearly visible ahead at the summit of Sexton Ridge. You’ll then descend into the base of Lovell Canyon, cross the central wash and experience the East side of the canyon. This trail is one of the best overall experiences of Lovell Canyon without serious climbing on the upper slopes. Use the Griffith Shadow Loop to get your bearings in Lovell Canyon for future wilderness exploration in the canyon’s upper reaches! Avoid mid-Summer due to high temperatures. Winter may bring snow on the trail. Click the title or image above for details.

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