Mummy Mountain NE Cliffs Descent | Mt Charleston Wilderness | Spring Mountains, Nevada

The views along the way down are incredible (as long as you remain firmly on your feet)! The combination of gray and bronze cliff faces on either side of the chute with ancient bristlecone pine trees amazingly growing out of the solid rock, along with views of Mummy’s Toes, Fletcher Peak, the La Madre Mountains, Angel Peak and other landmarks make this a magical spot…. Route details: 16 mi / Approx. 7,800 > 11,530ft; **Some Trail > Some Wilderness** Click image or title above for more…

Mummy Mountain NE Summit Approach in Mt Charleston Wilderness | Spring Mountains, Nevada

This is my preferred Eastern Ascent route to the summit of Mummy Mountain. Unlike the Southeastern Mummy Mountain Ascent where you ascend a horrifying rock wall exposed to a 100ft drop, the Northeastern ascent route involves absolutely no dangerous exposure. However, the avalanche slopes are very steep and at times I found myself on hands and knees ascending a few slippery stretches. Had I totally lost my hold on that slope I would have flattened myself out and slid a couple feet to a gentle stop. Route details: 16 mi / Approx. 8,439 > 11,530ft; **Some Trail, Then Wilderness** Click image or title above for more…