Black Velvet Peak | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada

Black Velvet Peak | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada

You might have heard of the highly technical, imposing class 5+ vertical cliff route to Black Velvet Peak summit from below to the East. But here’s a much easier, little-known class 3 route descent to that same peak from the Rainbow Mountains Upper Crest Ridgeline above to the West. Best time of year for this 8-mile round trip is Spring or Fall. Click the image or title above for details.

Red Cap Peak Summit | Red Rock Canyon NCA, Nevada

Red Cap Summit | Calico Basin to La Madre Mountains Wilderness, Nevada

Red Cap Peak, also referred to as “Little Turtlehead”, is a Jurassic Era Sandstone Summit in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada. This adventure begins at the Kraft Mountain Trailhead in the Calico Basin and navigates through Ash Canyon before summiting the peak. The best time of year for this adventure is Spring and Fall. Click the title or image above for more details.

Rainbow Mountain Eastern Cliffs Rock Climbers, Nevada

Rainbow Mountain Eastern Cliffs Rock Climbers | Rainbow Mountain Wilderness, Nevada

Observe rock climbers scaling the impossibly high vertical cliffs on the Eastern side of Rainbow Mountain, Nevada. In addition, view the summit approach route for Juniper Peak from above and receive a detailed description of that route beginning from the Pine Creek Canyon Trailhead.

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