Blue Diamond Hill Southern Ridgelines, Nevada

Blue Diamond Hill Southern Ridgelines | Red Rock Canyon, Nevada

Enjoy non-stop eagle-eye views of the entire Rainbow Mountain range from a Southern perspective while simultaneously surrounded by majestic canyons! This little-known Southern wilderness area on Blue Diamond Hill is across highway 159 from the town of Blue Diamond. 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

Sexton Ridge Map .pdf Lovell Canyon Map .pdf Switchback Spring South Loop | Lovell Canyon, Nevada Wilderness Area Brochure .pdf Adventure Video Will Appear Here Overview | Switchback Spring North Loop | Lovell Canyon, Nevada Adventure to Occur Fall or Spring Soon! Trailhead Directions | Switchback Spring North Loop | Lovell Canyon, Nevada Take Hwy […]

Switchback Spring North Loop | Lovell Canyon, Nevada

Sexton Ridge Map .pdf Lovell Canyon Map .pdf Switchback Spring North Loop | Lovell Canyon, Nevada Wilderness Area Brochure .pdf Adventure Video Will Appear Here Overview | Switchback Spring North Loop | Lovell Canyon, Nevada Adventure to Occur Fall or Spring Soon! Trailhead Directions | Switchback Spring North Loop | Lovell Canyon, Nevada Take Hwy […]

Mt Wilson to Juniper Peak | Rainbow Mountains, Nevada

Mt Wilson to Juniper Peak | Rainbow Mountains Upper Crest Ridgeline | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada

Traverse the Rainbow Mountains Upper Crest Ridgeline in Nevada from Mt Wilson to Juniper Peak. Beginning on Lovell Canyon Road, ascend to the Upper Crest Ridgeline above Mt. Wilson, head North to the ridgeline above Juniper Peak, then descend again into Lovell Canyon. Click the image or title above for more detail.

Little Zion | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada

Little Zion | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada

Little Zion in The Rainbow Mountain Wilderness of Nevada has the look and feel of Zion National Park, Utah. It’s located in the Southern portion of The Rainbow Mountains Upper Crest Ridgeline near Hidden Peak.

Juniper Peak Summit Base Exploration | Red Rock Canyon NCA, Nevada

Juniper Peak Summit Base Exploration | Red Rock Canyon and Rainbow Mountains, Nevada

Juniper Peak summit base exploration, Nevada: From the Arnight Trail, through Juniper Canyon and up along the base of Brownstone Wall. Locate the Juniper Canyon entrance route; navigate the brush, boulders and ledges in Juniper Canyon, ascend above Juniper Canyon and explore various Juniper Peak summit routes along the base of Brownstone Wall.

Juniper Canyon | Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada

Juniper Canyon | Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada | David Smith | LasVegasAreaTrails.com

Juniper Canyon is the passageway to Juniper Peak, the most popular summit in Red Rock Canyon, Nevada. The canyon in Itself is a full adventure with navigation challenges including brush, boulders, ledges and multiple route choices at every point. For this reason, we devote an entire adventure page to navigating this canyon at the Eastern base of The Rainbow Mountains. Best time of year to adventure in Juniper Canyon is mid-Fall through mid-Spring as Summer temperatures can exceed 110 degrees. Click on the image or title above for more details, map, images and video.

Arnight Trail | Red Rock Canyon, Nevada

Arnight Trail | Red Rock Canyon, Nevada | David Smith | LasVegasAreaTrails.com

The Arnight Trail in Red Rock Canyon, Nevada, may be the shortest route to your goal if you want to summit Juniper Peak or scale the Eastern cliffs of Rainbow Mountain. The Arnight Trail begins at the Oak Creek Canyon Trailhead and continue Northwest for 1.2-miles until it intersects with the Knoll Trail near the entrance of Juniper Canyon. Here we point out the rock climber’s approach route to the Eastern cliffs of Rainbow Mountain and the summit route to Juniper Peak, along with an important reference stone at the base of Juniper Canyon.

Knoll Trail | Red Rock Canyon, Nevada

Knoll Trail | Red Rock Canyon, Nevada | David Smith | LasVegasAreaTrails.com

The 1.9-mile Knoll Trail in Red Rock Canyon NCA, Nevada, skirts the Eastern base of the Rainbow Mountains between Oak Creek and Pine Creek Canyons. It is part of the Rainbow Mountains Eastern Baseline Trails that include, from North to South: The SMYC Trail, Dales Trail, The Knoll Trail and The Arnight Trail. These four trails skirt the Eastern base of The Rainbow Mountains in Red Rock Canyon between Willow Spring at the North end of The Rainbow Mountains and Oak Creek Canyon at the Southern end of Red Rock Canyon. The best time of year to hike these trails is mid-Fall to mid-Spring. Summer temperatures can easily rise above 110 degrees! Click the image or title above to learn more about The Knoll Trail.

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