North Peak and the Rainbow Mountains North Upper Crest Ridgeline | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada

The summit of North Peak is like the turret of a medieval European castle with amazing views in all directions: Red Rock Canyon and Calico Basin including the Calico Hills Keystone Thrust cliff area, La Madre Mountain, Turtlehead Peak, Damsel Peak, Bridge Mountain, Rainbow Mountain and Mt. Wilson. In the other direction one can see Griffith Peak and the Southern edge of the Mt. Charleston Wilderness. This article covers the Northern section of the Rainbow Mountains Upper Crest Ridgeline from the Willow Springs trailhead area in Red Rock Park to North Peak. Route details: 17 mi/ 4500 > 7003ft; **Some Trails, Some Wilderness**. Click image or title above for more…