McFarland Peak Summit | Lee Canyon | Spring Mountains, Nevada

McFarland Peak Summit | Mt. Charleston Wilderness | Spring Mountains, Nevada

McFarland Peak is one of Nevada’s most challenging peaks to summit. Watch for this adventure in an upcoming Spring or Fall. Route details: About 15 miles RT; **Mostly Trails, Some Wilderness on the Summit Approach** Click image or title above for more…

McFarland Peak from Bristlecone Pine Trailhead | Lee Canyon, Spring Mountains, Nevada

McFarland Peak from Bristlecone Pine Trailhead | Lee Canyon, Spring Mountains, Nevada

The route to the base of McFarland Peak via the Bristlecone Pine and Bonanza Trails is a true show stopper! Most of the route winds through an ancient pristine Bristlecone Pine forest. As if that were not enough, all along the way there are spectacular views including Mummy Mountain, the North Ridge of Kyle Canyon from Mummy Mountain to Lee Peak and then on to the summit of Charleston Peak, the Sisters Peaks bordering Lee Canyon, Pahrump Valley and Telescope Peak in the Panamint Range on the far side of Death Valley as a faint high point in the background and of course the full spectacular Western side of McFarland Peak with its sheer majestic cliffs. Route Details: 15 mi RT/ Approx. 8,690 > 9,600ft; **Excellent Trail** Click image or title above for more…

Bristlecone Pine Trail in Mt. Charleston Wilderness, Nevada

Bristlecone Pine Trail | Mt Charleston Wilderness | Spring Mountains, Nevada

The Bristlecone Pine Trail in the Mt. Charleston Wilderness is a delightful 6-mile loop that gives the hiker or runner an experience of rising up to the bristlecone pine zone without having to ascend steep inclines or engage in a long-distance hike or run. It’s actually one of the first Spring Mountains mountain adventures a person might experience as they are conditioning for higher altitudes and heavier exertion. Route details: 6.8 mi / Approx. 8,690 > 9,400ft; **Excellent Trail** Click image or title above for more…