Eastern Outer Circuit | Blue Diamond Hill, Nevada

Blue Diamond Hill from Rainbow Mountains Upper Crest Ridgeline | Blue Diamond Hill | Red Rock Canyon, Nevada

Blue Diamond Hill, on the South end of Red Rock Canyon in Nevada has a great network of multi-use trails including hiking, running, mountain biking and equestrian. We make a wide Eastern outer circuit of the trail system as an initial introduction. The spectacular 360-degree views from Blue Diamond Hill include Red Rock Canyon, the La Madre Mountains, Rainbow Mountains, Las Vegas Valley and much more! Click the image to view this adventure.

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Blue Diamond Hill | Red Rock Canyon, Nevada

Blue Diamond Hill in Red Rock Canyon, Nevada, features a network of multi-use trails including hiking, running, mountain biking and equestrian. The trails offer various challenge levels, mostly in the class 1-3 climbing categories. However, there are class 4-5 rock climbing possibilities. Late Spring through early Fall. Follow thumbnail images to view the details you will need to plan your adventures here. Click image or title above for more…

Grand Circle Loop | Red Rock Canyon, Nevada

Grand Circle Loop | Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada

The Grand Circle Loop is and 11.3-mile trail that serves as a great overview of Red Rock Canyon and its surrounding wilderness areas including The Rainbow Mountain Wilderness and The La Madre Mountains Wilderness. Learn about the access points to these great wilderness areas and receive insight on wilderness navigation and strategy.

Petroglyph Wall & Lost Creek Canyon | Red Rock Canyon NCA, Nevada

Willow Spring Loop, Petroglyph Canyon, Lost Creek Canyon | Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada

View Petroglyph Wall, a waterfall in Lost Creek Canyon and the Willow Spring Loop in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada. These are three short trails packed with discovery and adventure for all ages. Traverse multiple climate and fauna zones, witness Native American history, walk on ancient Jurassic Era frozen sand dunes.

Pine Creek Canyon Rock Climber Observations | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada

Rock Climber Observations | Pine Creek Canyon | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada

This non rock climber discovered the best route through Pine Creek Canyon to the Rock Climber ascent points and filmed some rock climbing from an awesome perspective across the canyon. In addition, I point out some great hiking trails and potential approaches to the Rainbow Mountains Upper Crest Ridgeline above the canyon.

Far North Upper Crest Ridgeline | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada

Far North Upper Crest Ridgeline | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada

This is a circuit composed of the Northernmost 3 miles of the Rainbow Mountains Upper Crest Ridgeline. The circuit begins at the Willow Spring Area of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada. From there, ascent the ridge from its Northernmost point, head South, then return to Willow Spring via Rocky Gap Road.

Keystone Thrust Summit from Willow Spring | Red Rock Canyon, Nevada

Keystone Thrust Summit from Willow Spring | Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada

Summit the Keystone Thrust from Willow Spring in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Touch Two Additional Wilderness Areas: Rainbow Mountain Wilderness and La Madre Mountains Wilderness. Route goes along the North side of White Rock Mountain, up to La Madre Spring, past Miner’s Cabin and on to Keystone Thrust summit.

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