Mummy Mountain Head from Lee Canyon Rd | Additional Approaches | Spring Mountains, Nevada

Once you’ve summited Mummy’s Head from Lee Canyon Road, there are a number of options. You can precede to Mummy’s Nose and Chin, attempt an ascent to Mummy’s Summit or circle around down to the Deer Creek Road or Foxtail area. All these options present challenging climbs. Route details: 10 mi RT/ Approx. 8,000 > 11,535ft; **Some unmarked trails and cairns, mostly wilderness** Click image or title above for more…

Mummy Mountain NNE, Mt. Charleston Wilderness, Nevada

This adventure extends the exploration of the East side of Mummy Mountain through the wilderness to a viewpoint overlooking the Northern area of Mummy Mountain. From this pretty amazing viewpoint one can see the entire East side of Mummy Mountain with all the Eastern cliff approaches, look to the South to view Mummy’s Toe along with its full approach, and to the North, a unique view of Mummy’s head along with potential routes that might take one around the Northern side and on up to Mummy Mountain summit. Route details: 14 mi / Approx. 8,439 > 11,151ft **Some Trail > Mostly 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…