Rainbow Mt via Pine Creek & Oak Creek Canyons Nevada

Rainbow Mountain Summit via Pine Creek & Oak Creek Canyons | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada

Explore all the way up the South fork of Pine Creek Canyon to the summit of Rainbow Wall in the Rainbow Mountain Wilderness of Nevada. Then descend the entire length of Oak Creek Canyon’s North fork, finally returning to the Pine Creek Canyon Trailhead. You’ll navigate two great canyons and summit one majestic peak with unique views of the Rainbow Mountains to the North and South. This adventure involves a class 3+ level of rock climbing skills. Click the title or image above for more.

Mt Wilson Summit Saddle from Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Mt Wilson Summit Saddle from Lovell Canyon | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada

Hike from Lovell Canyon to the Rainbow Mountains Upper Crest Ridgeline above Mt. Wilson. Then, descend from the ridgeline to the saddle between the ridgeline and Mt. Wilson. Here we explore that steep slope between the Rainbow Mts. Upper Crest Ridgeline and the Mt. Wilson Summit Saddle. Best time of year for this adventure is mid-Spring through Fall. Late June through early August may bring uncomfortably high heat. Click the image or title above for details.

Red Cap Peak Summit | Red Rock Canyon NCA, Nevada

Red Cap Summit | Calico Basin to La Madre Mountains Wilderness, Nevada

Red Cap Peak, also referred to as “Little Turtlehead”, is a Jurassic Era Sandstone Summit in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada. This adventure begins at the Kraft Mountain Trailhead in the Calico Basin and navigates through Ash Canyon before summiting the peak. The best time of year for this adventure is Spring and Fall. Click the title or image above for more details.

Landmark Bluff Summit | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Landmark Bluff Summit | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Landmark Bluff in Lovell Canyon, Nevada is surrounded by steep loose rock slopes, cliffs and vertical ledges. But there is one little-known narrow canyon gully on this massive 5-mile, 12,00ft bluff that will get you to the summit at an easy class 2 level walk. And the view from the summit of this high, stand-alone bluff is spectacular! Discover the key to summiting Landmark Bluff.

Landmark Bluff Circuit | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Landmark Bluff Circuit | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Make a complete 16+ mile loop of Landmark Bluff in Lovell Canyon, Nevada. Along the way, discover a number of potential summit routes to the bluff. The pathless North side of the bluff is beautifully forested with pines and junipers. There are spectacular views of the Mt. Charleston Wilderness and the Wilson Ridge.

Switchback Spring Pinnacle | Wilson Ridge | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Switchback Spring Pinnacle | Wilson Ridge | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Switchback Spring Pinnacle is positioned at the summit of Switchback Spring Canyon. This summit on the Wilson Ridge is a low point on the ridge. Ascend an approach ridge from Lovell Canyon & CC Springs Roads to this potential crossover point from Lovell to Red Rock Canyons. The views from the pinnacle are spectacular including Lovell Canyon, The Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Red Rock Canyon, The La Madre Mountains Wilderness, Mt. Charleston Wilderness, Las Vegas Valley and more! Click the image or title above for more detail.

Mini Matterhorn Pinnacle | Wilson Ridge | Lovell Canyon & Rainbow Mountains, Nevada

Mini Matterhorn Pinnacle | Wilson Ridge | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

This short, but complicated and time-consuming route up a spectacular wild pathless approach ridge takes you to a pinnacle facing a sheer cliff along with dramatic drop-offs to the right and left. The one final approach path to the pinnacle is a narrow rocky spine of a ridgeline. It’s a wonder that one can accomplish this adventure without exceeding class 3 climbing! Best time of year for this adventure is late Fall or early Spring. Click the image or title above for more details.

Switchback Spring Ridge | Red Rock Canyon, Nevada

Switchback Spring Ridge | Red Rock Canyon, Nevada

Switchback Spring is a little known, beautiful spring located in a canyon at the beginning of the first switchback stretch on Rocky Gap Road. The spring and ridge are accessed from the Willow Spring area in Red Rock Canyon, Nevada. This adventure includes a short stretch on lower Switchback Spring followed by an ascent to the high ridge above and to the South. The objective is to scope out a possible route to the summit of the Wilson Ridge above. The spring and ridge are incredibly beautiful and offer a unique perspective of the Rainbow Mountains Upper Crest Ridgeline, the La Madre Mountain Ridgeline and points in Red Rock Canyon and beyond. The best time of year for this adventure is Fall or Spring. Click the image or title above for images, videos and details…

Switchback Spring South Loop | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

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