Deer Creek Rd, Mummy Springs, Raintree, Fletcher Peak Circuit Adventure | Mt. Charleston Wilderness | Spring Mountains, Nevada

This comprehensive circuit adventure covers most of the entire Eastern section of the Mt. Charleston Wilderness including the canyon off Deer Creek Road at the base of Mummy’s Head, the ridge leading up the left (East) side of that canyon to the very Northeastern tip of Mummy Mountain’s mid and highest section (Mummy’s Tummy), the route across the wilderness at the base of Mummy’s Eastern cliffs to Mummy Springs, then on to Raintree and the intersection of the North Loop Trail, the brief stretch of the North Loop Trail to its intersection with Fletcher Peak Trail, the summit of Fletcher Peak, then the return past Raintree and Mummy Springs to the Cougar Ridge Trail and finally the descent back to Deer Creek Picnic Area and Deer Creek Road where the adventure began. Route Details: 15-18 mi / Approx 8,000ft > 10,500ft; **Some Trail > Some Wilderness** Click image or title above for more…

Mummy Mountain’s Head from Deer Creek Rd | Mt. Charleston Wilderness | Spring Mountains, Nevada

Mummy Mountain’s Head from Deer Creek Rd | Mt. Charleston Wilderness | Spring Mountains, Nevada

The Eastern approach to Mummy Mountain described in this article offers unique and spectacular views of the entire East side of Mummy Mountain from Head to Toes, along with Cougar Ridge and the North Loop Trail Ridge including Fletcher Peak in the background. La Madre Mountain, the Air Force radar installation on Angel Peak, and the Sheep Range are clearly seen along with glimpses of Centennial Hills. In addition, I stumbled upon the old “Superheroes Trail”. Route details: 10 mi / Approx. 8,000 > 11,000ft **Wilderness, No Trail** Click image or title above for more…