Rainbow Mountains South Upper Crest Ridgeline | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada

Rainbow Mountains South Upper Crest Ridgeline | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada

The Rainbow Mountains Upper Crest Ridgeline stretches above the Rainbow Mountains summits from its Southern point at Mountain Springs Trailhead on Highway 160 to its Northern point around the Willow Springs area of Red Rock Park. Here we focus on the Southern half of the Rainbow Mountains Upper Crest Ridgeline from Mountain Springs to Hidden Peak. Route details: 12 mi/ 5,900 > 7,000ft (approx.); Some Trails, Some Wilderness. Click image or title above for more…

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…

Windy Peak | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada

Rainbow Mountain Wilderness Map BLM Fact Sheet Windy Peak | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada Visitor Guide Windy Peak | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada Overview Windy Peak in Nevada is the Southernmost peak in the Rainbow Mountain Wilderness and a good jumping off point to explore the Wilson Ridge which borders Red Rock Canyon NCA to […]