18 mi RT/ Approx. 8,000 > 11,520ft **Mostly Wilderness**
Mt Charleston Wilderness Overview | Lee Canyon Trails
Lee Canyon is primarily a recreational area featuring a state-of-the-art ski resort along with camping and picnic areas. There is one main trailhead (Bristlecone Pine Trail) and a number of unmarked trails to hiking, running and climbing destinations.
David Smith has devoted the better part of one day each week over the past 20 years to experiencing a mountain trail running adventure. He began in the Pacific Northwest with the Columbia Gorge and Cascade Mountains; then moved to Southern California and experienced the Angeles Crest mountains; then the Northeast where he experienced the Hudson River Valley and Minnewaska; finally in 2016 to Las Vegas where he is experiening and documenting Red Rock Park, the Spring Mountains (Mt. Charleston area), Death Valley and beyond!
Return often to experience one new adventure each week! From the home page scroll to “Most Recent Adventure“.
The trail adventures on this website require proper conditioning, preparation and safety precautions. There are many factors beyond our control including weather conditions, unstable ground, loose rocks, insects and snakes, people you may encounter, your own level of physical conditioning, the potential of getting lost just to mention a few. While this site offers guidance, helpful tips, direction and training, the reader assumes full responsibility for whatever may occur during their trail adventure. Have fun and be safe!