Big Falls - 2 - The most spectacular waterfall in Mt. Charleston. Updated 6-2010 gpx file
Bonanza Trail - 5- Great backpack or day hike. (added 8-02)
Bonanza Peak - 3 - Great hike to a seldom visited peak. (added 6-02) Updated 8-2011 gpx file
Bristlecone Trail - 1- Best done in the fall when the leaves are changing. (added 10-5-99)
Cathedral Rock - 2 - One of the most popular hikes in Mt. Charleston. Great views from the top. Updated 6-2010
Cathedral Rock to South Loop Trail - 4- Short hike to South Loop Trail via Cathedral Rock Trail. (added 7-07)
Charleston Pk - 5 - The highest peak in southern Nevada. North Loop Trail.
Charleston Pk - 5 - The highest peak in southern Nevada. South Loop Trail. Updated 6-2010
Charleston Pk via Big Falls - 5 - One of the classic routes to Charleston Peak. (added 7-03) Updated 9-2010 gpx file
Charleston Pk via Carpenter Canyon - 5- The ultimate way to do the peak. Tons of water! MR (added 7-28-99)
Charleston Peak - East Face - 5 - The shortest route to the peak. MR (added 8-00)
Charleston Peak via North Ridge - 5 One of the most scenic routes to Charleston Peak. MR (added 7-02) Updated 8-2011 gpx file
Charleston Peak via Ski Lee - 4 - The shortest route to Charleston Peak. MR (added 6-04) Updated 8-2011 gpx file
Cockscomb Peak and Traverse - 3- One of the best hikes in Charleston. MR Updated 8-2010 gpx file
Desert Overlook - 1 - A good hike for beginners or children.
Echo Cliff Overlook - 2 - Great views of the South Loop Trail from the cliffs. (Added 8-00) Updated 7-2010 gpx file
Echo Loop - 1- Easy loop hike for beginners.
Fletcher Canyon - 1 - The best easy hike in Mt. Charleston. Year round water. Updated 6-2010
Fletcher Peak - 3 Some of the best views in Mt. Charleston. (added 6-01) Updated 8-2010 gpx file
Fletcher Peak via NLT - 3 NEW - Some of the best views in Mt. Charleston. (added 7-2011) gpx file
Griffith Peak - 3 - Griffith Peak, the third highest peak in southern Nevada, offers one of the best views in the Mt. Charleston Area.
Griffith Peak - 3 New route to the third highest peak in southern Nevada. MR (added 7-01)
Griffith Peak - 3 - From Harris Springs. Very scenic. Updated 6-2010
158 - 2 - A pleasant hike through the forest.
Little Falls - 1 - Easy trek through the forest to a seasonal waterfall. Updated 6-2010
Mack's Peak Northern Summit - 4 Tough hike to a seldom climbed peak! (added 8-03) Updated 7-2011 gpx file
Mack's Peak - 3 - Tough, but short route to a seldom climbed peak. MR Updated 7-2010 gpx file
Mary Jane Falls - 2 - The most popular hike in Mt. Charleston. Updated 6-2010
Mary Jane Falls Overlook -2- Steep hike to an awesome overlook of Mary Jane Falls (added 7-2010)
McFarland - 5 - Classic route to a seldom climbed peak. Southern approach. MR Updated 7-2011 gpx file
McFarland - 5 - The northern route to McFarland. Avoids the Bonanza Trail. MR (Updated with Waypoints 8-06)
Mummy's Chin - 5 - Very seldom climbed peak. Overlooks ski area. MR Updated 8-2010 gpx file
Mummy Mountain - 5 - Classic route above Mummy Springs to the 2nd highest peak in southern NV. MR Updated 7-2010 gpx file
Mummy Mountain -4- The easiest way to Mummy Mountain. Mostly trail. (added 6-30-99) Updated 9-2011 gpx file
Mummy's Nose - 4 - One of the best hikes in Mt. Charleston. MR Updated (7-2010) gpx file
Mummy's Nose North Ridge - 4- Great ridge route with fantastic views. MR (added 8-08)
Mummy The Hard Way -5- Over 4,500 feet elevation gain! One of the toughest hikes in Mt. Charleston! Southern approach. MR (added 7-20-99) Updated with waypoints
Mummy Hard Way from Trail Canyon - 4 New - Short than the orginal route and no car shuttle needed! (Added 6-2011) gpx file
Mummy's Toe - 4 - Great views of Kyle Canyon. Few have climbed to this peak. MR Updated 7-2010
Mummy's Toe Southern Route - 4 Wild route up the cliffs to to the Toe! (added 8-2004) MR Updated 7-2010 gpx file
Old South Loop Trail - 2- Shorter and more scenic than the regular South Loop Trail. Used as a descent trail. (added 7-01)
Raintree - 2 - The hike travels to a 3,000 year old bristlecone pine. (added 11-2003)
Ridge Route - 2 - Test your navigational skills on this route.
Robber's Roost - 1- Easy hike to cave where Mexican bandits hide out. (added 6-00)
Sisters North and South -4 - Route travels to both peaks. MR (added 7-00) Updated 7-2010 gpx file
Ski Lee Peak - 5 - One of the best and most scenic routes in Mt. Charleston! (added 7-09)
South Sister - 3 - Great beginning mountaineer's route. MR (added 6-00) Updated with waypoints
Stanley B. Springs -1- Springs, mines, and caves!!! (added 8-15-99) updated 7-2010
Trail Canyon - 2 - Great trail hike with plenty of options.
The Hood via Trail Canyon - 1- Short hike to one of the toughest climbing walls in Nevada.
Trail Canyon Overlook - 2- Great family hike. Fantastic views of Trail Canyon, Cockscomb Ridge, and caves. (added 8-01)
Arnight Trail - 1 - Prettiest when the desert is in bloom (April - May.)
Black Velvet Pk - 5- One of the best hikes in Red Rock Canyon. (Updated 10-09) gpx file
Blue Diamond Canyon Number Two - 2 - Surprising hike up a deep canyon on Blue Diamond Hill. (added 1-01)
Boot Boulder - 2- One of the best level 2 hikes/scrambles in Red Rock. (added 3-07) Updated: 7-2011 gpx file
Bridge Mountain - 4- Considered by many to be the best hike in Red Rock Canyon.
Bridge Mountain via North Peak Wash - 4- This route travels up North Peak Wash, goes around Ice Box Canyon before picking up the standard route (Updated 10-09).
Bridge Mtn. via Pine Creek - 5 - The best hike just got BETTER! updated: 3-2010 gpx file
Bridge Point - 5 A local favorite. Sits to the east of Bridge Mountain. (added 10-00) Updated: 3-2010 gpx file
Britt's Loop - 2 - One of the best, short scrambling hikes in Red Rock. (added 11-09)
Burlap Buttress East Gully NEW - 4 - Straight up the face of Burlap Buttress! Loose rock on this route! (added 5-2011) gpx file
Burlap Buttress Canyon Route NEW - 4- Best route to Burlap Buttress. (Added 5-2011) gpx file
Calico Hills I Peak - 2 - Short scrambling route to a high point in Calico Hills. (added 3-00) Updated: 11-2010 gpx file
Calico Hills I Overlook - 2 - Quick scramble up Calico Hills. (added 3-00) Updated: 11-2010 gpx file
Calico Hills II Overlook - 2 - Quick and fun scrambling route to a nice overlook in Calico Hills (added: 3-02) Updated: 11-2010 gpx file
Calico Hills II Scramble - 3- If you are looking for a short scrambling hike, this is it! Updated: 11-2010 gpx file
Calico Hills Loop - 2 One of the best level 2 hikes in Red Rock Canyon. Updated 5-2010 gpx file
Calico Tank and Peak- 1 - The hike leads to a huge water-filled tank in Calico Hills option to hike to the peak Updated 5-2010 gpx file.
Calico Upper Tanks -2 - The hikes goes to three tanks high up in Calico Hills. updated 9-2010
Calico Tank Peak - 2 Fun scrambling route. (added 12-00)
Calico Tank Peak East Face - 2 - One of the best short scrambles in Red Rock! (added 1-2008)
Calico Tank Peak Red and White route -2- Another great route to Calico Tank Peak. (added 2-2008)
Calico Traverse - 2 - Fun scrambling route that starts at Red Springs... No fees! (added 3-04) Updated: 3-2010 gpx file
Cowboy Cave - 2- Hike to one of the largest caves in southern Nevada. (added 11-01) Updated 12-2010
Crabby Appleton Peak - 2- Easy hike to a peak between Juniper and Magic Mtn (added 12-05)
Crabby Appleton Peak - 3 -Great scrambling route through Pine Creek to Crabby Appleton Peak. (added 10-06) Updated 5-2010 gpx file
Dale's Trail - 1 - Another easy BLM trail that is best done when the desert is in bloom.
Doyle's Loop - 2- Fun hike around the NW part of Calico Hills. No Scenic Loop Road to Drive! (added 9-06)
East Peak - 3 - This short, but challenging hike is loaded with class 3 scrambling. (Updated 12-99) Updated 1-2011 gpx file
Eva's Tower - 3- NEW - Cool tower in front of Bridge Point. Looks impossible without ropes. (added 10-2011) gpx file
Fern Canyon - 1 - Magnificent canyon hike with year-round water in the pools. Updated: 3-2010
First Creek Overlook Peak - 2 -Easy hikes with great views down into Red Rock Canyon (added 1-02) Updated 11-2010 gpx file
First Creek Waterfall - 1- Take the family to see a seasonal waterfall in the desert. Updated 11-2010
Fossil Ridge - 1- Easy hike to a ridge with lots of fossils. (added 12-2010)
Global Peak - 4 -Great route to a seldom hiked peak. Updated 3-2011 gpx file
Goodman Peak - 3 - Fun scrambling hike similar to Juniper Peak, only more climbing. (added 12-02) Updated: gpx file
Graffiti Canyon Overlook - 2 - Easy hike to a great overlook of Graffiti Canyon and an awesome view of Boot Boulder. (added 3-09)
Gray Cap Peak - 3- Great scrambling route through Gateway Canyon to a seldom climbed peak. (added 2-5-00)
Gray Cap Peak - 2 - This route follows the Twin Tank route, one of the best out of Calico Basin! (added 9-2010) gpx file
Gunsight Notch Pk - 4 - Great views of Juniper Canyon and Rainbow Wall. update: 6-2010 gpx file
Gunsight Notch Pk - 4 - The route travels through Juniper Canyon, and then up to the Notch before reaching the peak. (added 10-03)
Gunsight Notch Pk Ridge Route - 3- Scenic ridge route to Gunsight Notch Peak update: 10-2010 gpx file
Hidden Pk - 4 - Another awesome peak in Black Velvet Canyon. Updated 5-2011 gpx file
Holiday Peak - 5 - Route follows Bridge Point Slot Traverse and then travels to the summit. (added 5-2010) gpx file
Ice Box Canyon - 2 Quick hike to the best SEASONAL waterfall in Red Rock. (added 10-02) Updated : 11-2010
Ice Box Canyon Overlook - 3 - You are looking down at the waterfalls some 600 feet below. (added 3-02)Updated: 3-2010 gpx file
Ice Box Climb Out - 5- Quite simply, the route enters and then climbs out of Ice Box Canyon! (added 2-03) Updated 5-2011 gpx file
Ice Box Peak - 5 - The route to this tough peak travels deep inside Ice Box Canyon. (added 5-02)
Indecision Peak - 4- Straight up assault on a seldom climbed peak. Updated 1-2012 gpx file
Juniper Peak - 3 - One of the top five hikes in Red Rock Canyon. Updated 4-2010 gpx file Track
Juniper Peak Backside - 3- A local favorite. The route travels through Pine Creek and up the west face of Juniper Peak. (added 11-2003)
Kraft Mtn Backside NEW - 2- Route ascends the North Face of Kraft Mtn (addded 3-2011) gpx file
Kraft Mtn East Rt NEW - 2- Great route on much better rock than the standard route (added 12-2010). gpx file
Kraft Mountain Loop - 2 - Scenic loop hike near Calico Basin. (added 3-2006)
Kraft Mountain Up and Over - 2 - Short hike to the summit of Kraft Mountain with a wild descent into Gateway Canyon. (added 4-06)
Kraft Mountain Up and Across - 2 Short hike to the summit and across to the north end. Great views! (added 5-06)
Keystone Thrust - 1- Easiest and shortest hike to the famous Keystone Thrust fault line. (Added 5-00) Updated 11-2010
Las Vegas Overlook - 2- Great views of Las Vegas from the top. Updated 4-17-2010 gpx file
La Madre Springs - 1- NEW - Easy hike to a springs and dam. (added 12-2010)
Little Red Rock - 1 - This is more of a destination than a hike. (Added 01-27-00)
Lost Creek Canyon - 1- Good beginner's hike to a seasonal waterfall.
Lost Creek Cave - 1 - Sscrambling route for kids with adult supervision. Great photo opportunity at the cave. Updated 12-2010 gpx file
Lost Creek Overlook - 1 - Fun hike to the upper waterfalls in Lost Creek Canyon. (Added 2-05) Updated 12-2010 gpx file
Lost Creek Peak via Graffiti Circ - 5- One of the best ridge route in Red Rock. (Added 4-07)
Magic Mtn and Crabby Appleton 3 - One of the best moderate hikes. (added 12-04) Updated 4-2010 gpx file
Mescalito Pk - 5 - Llots of class 3 scrambling. A local favorite. Updated 11-2010 gpx file
West and Center Monument - 4 An easier route to West Monument and a bonus route to Center Monument. (added 12-01)
Mt. Wilson - 5 - The toughest peak in Red Rock. Standard route (added 11-03-99) Updated 3-2010 gpx file
Mt. Wilson Shortcut - 5- This is the shortcut up First Creek Canyon that climbs the Hidden Bowl. (added 4-02) Updated 11-09
Mt. Wilson via South Wall - 5 - The route travels along the south wall of First Creek Canyon to the Hidden Bowl. (added 12-03)
Mud Springs Lower Overlook - 2 NEW - Great views from the overlook in a seldom hiked canyon (added 3-2011) gpx file
Mud Springs Waterfalls and Pools - 2- Easy hike to the best waterfall in Red Rock Canyon. (added 3-05)
North Pk - 3 - Highest unofficial point in Red Rock Canyon. Includes route to overlook.
North Peak via North Peak Wash - 4- Scramblign route to North Peak. Much better than the trail (added 11-2010) gpx file
North Peak from Willow Springs - 5 One of the most challenging hikes in Red Rock. (added 10-02)
Oak Creek - 2- Classic bouldering route through a fantastic canyon. Updated 5-1-2010
Oak Creek from SR 159 - 1 An easy hike through the desert into Oak Creek Canyon. No fee. No Scenic Loop!
Oak Peak - 4 - One of the best moderate hikes in Red Rock! Updated 5-2-2010 gpx file
Oak Creek Trailhead to Juniper Canyon - 1- Faster, shorter, easier to follow, trail/path into Juniper Canyon. Just one page in length. (added 10-06)
Painted Bowl - 3 Scenic hike through Oak Creek Canyon to the Bowl high up on the south wall of the canyon (added 12-06)
Pine Creek - 1 - Great beginner's hike that ends at a pool. Updated 12-2010 gpx file
Pine Creek Overlook - 2 Great trail hike to one of the best scenic overlooks in Red Rock Canyon. (added 3-02) Updated 6-2010
Pine Creek Southern Overlook - 3- Fun scrambling hike to a great overlook. (added 3-10) gpx file
Rainbow Wall - 5 - Stand at the top of a 1,200 foot vertical wall! Oak Creek route. Updated 4-2010 gpx file
Rainbow Wall - 4 Shortest route to Rainbow Wall via Hidden Canyon. (added 5-03)
Base of Rainbow Wall - 3 or 4 If you want to get an appreciation of the enormity of Rainbow Wall, this is the hike. (added 5-03)
Rocky Gap Boulder - NEW 2 - Wild looking boulder overlooking Willow Springs and the Rocky Gap Road. (added 3-09)
Sandstone Mtn. - 4 The least climbed peak in Red Rock. (added 4-4-00)
Sandstone Overlook - 2 - Good beginning scrambling route with great views from the Overlook. (Added 5-2005)
Sandstone Quarry Loop - 1 - Easy desert hike. (added 11-99)
South Summit on Mt. Wilson - 5- Great route without all the climbing via the White Pinnacle Gully route, and an awesome ledge just below the summit.
Terrace Canyon - 3 - Great bouldering route through one of the prettiest canyons in Red Rock. Updated 10-2010 gpx file
Terrace Canyon Peak - 4- Challenging route to a peak high above Terrace Canyon. (Added 11-07)
The Park - 2 Hidden high in the sandstone is an area that looks like a park. (Added 4-17-00) Updated 5-13-2010 gpx file
Turtlehead Pk (route) - 3 - One of the few limestone peaks in Red Rock Canyon. Updated 5-13-2010 gpx file
Turtlehead Pk (trail) -3- The most popular peak in Red Rock Canyon. Updated 12-2010 gpx file
Turtlehead Pk via Gateway Canyon - 4 - Challenging and exciting route to Turtlehead. (Added 1-00)
Turtlehead Jr./Red Cap - 2- The best short scrambling route in Red Rock. Updated 12-2010 gpx file
Turtlehead Jr/ Red Cap Double Slot Route - 2 - The ultimate route to Turtlehead Jr. (Added 4-08) updated 12-2010 gpx file
Twin Tanks - 2- One of the most scenic scrambles in Red Rock. (Added 12-08)
Whiskey Pk - 3 - Great views of Black Velvet Canyon and the 2,000 foot Black Velvet wall.
White Pinnacle Peak via First Creek -4 - Wildest peak in Red Rock. Stunningly exposed avoids the class 4 gully (4-2010)
White Rock Hills Peak -4- This is the northern route to the peak. (added 1-00) Updated 11-2009 gpx file
White Rock Hills Peak - 3 - Fun, but hard to follow route to the summit of White Rock Hills. Updated 4-17-10 gpx file gpx track
White Rock Hill Peak SE Gully - 3- Great route up the SE Gully to the summit. (added 1-08)
White Rock Hills Peak via Surprise Canyon - 4- Fun scrambling route through Surprise Canyon
White Rock Hills Loop -2 BLM Trails circle the massive White Rock Hills Mountain. (added 11-00)
White Rock Springs Pk - 2-Good scrambling route for beginners Updated 11-2010. gpx file
Wild Ledge Overlook -3- Wild and exposed ledge with a great overlook into Pine Creek (added 4-2010) gpx file
Willow Springs Overlook - 3 - Great scrambling route to an awesome overlook 1,600 feet above Willow Springs picnic area and Ice Box Canyon. (added 3-00)
Windy Peak - 3 Another great hike to a peak in south Red Rock. (Added 12-00) Updated 5-2010 gpx file
Anniversary Narrows - 3 - The Narrows is something that you must see. This is the round trip version that enters the Bowl of Fire.
Anniversary Narrows - 1 - Very detailed hike description. The hike ends at the far side of the narrows.
Anniversary Narrows Peak - 3- The best hike in the Lake Mead Area (added 1-07) Updated 2-2011 gpx file
Arizona Hot Springs - 2 - Now includes the round trip hike description. (added 2-05) Updated 1-2011 gpx file
Black Mountain - 2 Easy trail hike to one of the best views of any summit in southern Nevada! (added 1-06)
Bonelli Peak - 3 - Awesome views from this seldom climbed peak near Lake Mead.
Bowl of Fire (north) - 3 A better approach to the Bowl of Fire with an interesting slot canyon. (added 3-04) updated 2-2011 gpx file
Boy Scout Hot Springs - 3 Not just a hot springs, it's an adventure. The route also travels to the Colorado River. (added 1-04)
Callville Bay - 1 - Easy hike around the bay.
Cleopatra Wash - 2 Hike follows a scenic wash to Cleopatra Cove. This route includes the class 2 work-around. (added 2-06)
Dry Falls Loop and Peak -2- Great vistas of Lake Mead, an airy climb to the peak, and a great descent route make this one of the best hikes around Lake Mead! (Added 1-07)
East Bowl of Fire Loop - 2 - Short, but interesting wash hike through the eastern section of the North Bowl of Fire. (Added 12-99)
Fortress Butte - 2 -Short hike to a butte near Arizona Hot Springs. (Added 3-07) Updated 1-2011 gpx file
Fortification Hill - 2 - The best view of Lake Mead, Las Vegas, and Spring Mountains. Updated 2-2011
Fortification Hill - West Ridge - 3 This route is one of the best hikes around Lake Mead. (added 1-03) Updated 1-2011 gpx file
Frenchman Mtn. - 3 - Great view from the peak. This is the mountain many mistakenly call Sunrise Mtn. It's a classic. (added 11-00)
Frenchman Mtn. - 2 - Walk the road to the peak. (added 10-01)
Frenchman Mtn - NEW- 3- Best route on the moutain! No loose terrain. (added 2-2011) gpx file
Gold Strike Hot Springs - 2 - Relax in the hot springs.
Hamblin Mtn. - 3 - Vistas of Pinto Valley, Lake Mead, Bowl of Fire, and Las Vegas make this one of the most scenic hikes in Lake Mead. (Updated 1-2010)
Historic Railroad Tunnels - 1- The trail follows an old railroad track.
Lava Butte - 2 - Great views of Lake Mead. Updated (2-2011)
Liberty Bell Arch - 2 - A must do hike. Thousands of years of wind have formed an arch through the conglomerate rock. If that isn't enough, the lunch spot overlooks the Colorado River. Updated 2-2011
Lone Palm - 2- Easy hike to the Colorado River. There's a nice waterfall at the river. (added 12-05) updated (1-2012) gpx file
Mouse's Tank- 1- Very easy hike at Valley of Fire (added 8-2010)
Mt. Wilson in AZ - 3 - Seldom climbed peak with great views of Lake Mead. (added 11-28-99) updated (1-2011) gpx file
Muddy High Point - 3 - Highest peak in the Muddy Mountains. Fantastic views. (added 12-01)
Muddy Pk - 5- Another classic with a fantastic view of Lake Mead and Hidden Valley.
Muddy Peak (Southern route) - 4 - Great views along the ridge to the peak. (added 2-01) Updated (2-2011) gpx file
North Bowl of Fire Loop - 3 - In the middle of the barren desert sits the brilliant red Bowl of Fire. Think of it as a miniature Red Rock Canyon.
Northshore Pk and Knife-Edge Ridge - 2 - Cross-country scramble with a pseudo knife-edge ridge. (4-2010) gpx file
Northshore Summit - 1 - A short hike the whole family can enjoy.
Pyramid Peak - 3 - One of the best moderate hikes around Lake Mead. Great views of Lake Mead, Pinto Valley, and Pointy Peak. (added 2-02)
Red/Black Mountain - 2- Good family hike with great views of Las Vegas and Lake Mead. Updated (2-2011)
Redstone Peaks - 3 One of the best hikes around Lake Mead. There are several options: You can do all four peaks or just one of the peaks. (added 2-02)
Rainbow Gardens - 2 - A local favorite. See the diversity of colors around Lake Mead. (added 11-01)
Redstone Trail - 1 - Very easy beginner's hike.
South Bowl of Fire NEW- 2 - Easy beginner's hike into the colorful Bowl of Fire. (added 1-2011) gpx file
Areas Around Southern Nevada: 23 Hikes
Castle Peak VABM, NV- 2 - Awesome looking peak from Highway 93. Highpoint in the Highland Range. (added 11-08)
Damsel Pk - 3 - Quick hike with a great view of Red Rock Canyon. This is the peak just to the north of Turtlehead Peak. (added 2-02)
Gass Pk -3 - The views of Las Vegas from the peak are some of the best and most unique.
Gass Pk - 5- The tricky southern route through Gass Peak Canyon. (added 3-1-00)
Hart Peak - 2 - Stunning looking peak near Searchlight, NV. (added 12-06)
Hayford Pk - 5- Highest point in the Sheep Mountain Range.
Ireteba Pk -2 - Ridge hike to a highpoint overlooking the Colorado River (near Nelson, NV). (added 1-06)
La Madre Pk - 4- Great views of Red Rock Canyon and Las Vegas!
La Madre Pk - 3 - Northern route. Not as loose as the southern route. Goes past the La Madre scar. (added 4-01)
Lone Mtn. Trail - 1 Easy hike to a summit with good views of Las Vegas. (added 3-01)
Lone Mtn. (route) - 2 - Easy scrambling route to a summit with good views of Las Vegas. (added 3-01)
Moapa Pk - 5 - A classic with a real knife-edge ridge. - (Updated with Waypoints 10-09)
Mouse's Tank - 1 - The trail is named after an Indian who used the area for a hideout in the 1890s. Valley of Fire hike. (added 2-01)
Oak Creek Canyon/Lonesome Wash Loop - 2 - Loop hike near Nelson, NV. There are owls in Lonesome Wash. (added 3-06)
Sloan Canyon - 1- Short hike to petroglyphs. (added 4-07)
Spirit Mountain - 3 - Classic peak near Laughlin, NV. (added 4-06)
Steep Peak - 2 - A good hike to see what kind of shape you are in. (Added 1-02)
Summerlin Pk - 3- Great views of Summerlin and Vegas. (added 02-1-00) Updated (4-10-2010) gpx file
Summerlin Pk East Ridge - 3 - Impossible looking route up the ridge. (Added 4-10-2010) gpx file
Sunset Loop - NEW - 1 - Easy and quick fitness hike in Southwest Las Vegas (added 4-2011) gpx file
Virgin Peak - 3 - The highpoint in the Virgin Mountains. (Added 4-04)
Virlis Fisher Arch - 2 - Easy hike to an arch near Nelson, NV. (added 3-06)
Window and Thimble Peaks- 2 - Two interesting peaks in the Highland Range (added 12-08)
Boundary Pk - 5- The highest peak in Nevada. It soars 13,140 feet into the air. I have included Montgomery Pk - it's a 0.5 mile hike from Boundary Pk. MR
Eagle Mountain - 3 - One of the best desert peaks. Just across the California boarder on the way to Death Valley (added 4-06)
Mopah and Umpah Points - 4- Some of the best desert peaks in the southwest! (added 10-09)
Baker Peak - 5 - Fourth highest peak in Nevada.
Bristlecone - Glacier Trail - 2- Trail leads to Nevada's only glacier.
Mt. Moriah - 4 NEW - Classic peak near Great Basin National Park (Added 7-2009)
Wheeler Peak - 4- Second highest peak in NV.
Camelback - 2 - One of the most popular hikes in Phoenix, Arizona (added 1-05)
Fire Mountain -2 One of the best Colorado River Peaks! Updated (2-2011)
Flatiron - 3 - Great rock scrambling route near Phoenix (added 1-05)
Havasupai Backpack and hike to Colorado River - 5 - One of the best backpacks and hikes in the country! (Added 6-2005) Updated 5-2007!
Humphreys Peak - 4 - Highest peak in Arizona. (added 9-02)
Lava River Cave - 1- Hike in total darkness through a 0.75 mile long cave!
Peak 4955 - 3 - One of the best peaks in the Mt. Nutt Wilderness Area. It's just outside of Oatman, AZ (added 2-05)
Bass Trail Backpack - 3 - Trail leads to the Colorado River. Camp on a sandy beach! (added 10-08)
Rim to Rim to Rim (2 days) - 5- Everything you need to know to do this classic hike. It's 45 miles in two days (added 8-03)
South Kaibab Trail to Phantom Ranch -5 - A must do hike. I rate this hike in the top five in the country.
Bear Mountain - 3- This hike is another gem. Fantastic views, coupled with an interesting trail, makes this one of the best hikes in Sedona.
Boynton Canyon - 2 - The canyon is one of four vortex areas Sedona is famous for. The scenery is breath taking.
Vista Trail - 1- Short hike with incredible views. The panorama on the Sedona Page was taken along this trail.
West Fork of Oak Creek Canyon - 1- One of the most popular hikes in Sedona. Good hike to do during warmer weather.
Wilson Mountain - 3 - My favorite hike in Sedona. It's starts out like Red Rock terrain and changes to Mt. Charleston type terrain. Great overlook of Sedona.
Blue Lake and Point 13167 - 3- Great hike to a scenic lake near Telluride. If that's not enough, you can bag Point 13167 near Blue Lake.
Gold Hill - 3- Take a gondola up the mountain and then hike a ski run to the summit!
Mt. Sneffels - 5-One of the best 14,000 foot peaks near Telluride, CO
Kuilau Ridge - 2- One of the most scenic hikes you will ever experience.
Lliau Loop - 1 - Short hike with great vistas of Waimea Canyon.
Moalepe Trail - 2- Scenic trail near the Makaleha Mountains.
Na Pali Coast Trail - 5 - One of the best hikes in North America!
Sleeping Giant - 2- Short hike that offers good views of the east side of Kauai.
Waimea Canyon to Koaie Canyon - 4 - The Grand Canyon of Hawaii.
Bandera Volcano Crater and Ice Caves - 1 NEW - Hike to a volcano crater and a year round ice cave!
Inscription Trail - 1 NEW- This easy trail has four centuries of inscriptions carved into the rock, plus a 13th century 800 room pueblo!
Wheeler Peak - 5 - Highest peak in New Mexico!
Cassidy Trail - 1 NEW - Extremely scenic trail just 10 miles from Bryce without the crowds! You can continue another 3.5 miles for more outstanding views - (Difficulty: 3) (Added 7-2010)
Fairyland Loop - 2- One of the most scenic hikes in the SW.
Peekaboo Trail - 3 NEW - Another great Bryce Canyon hike with lots of options. (Added 7-2010)
Queen's Complex - 1 - This is the easiest hike in Bryce Canyon that travels from the rim to the bottom of the canyon. As with other hikes in Bryce, the views are unbelievable.
Navajo Loop - 2 - This must do hike passes favorite formations such as Wall Street, Twin Bridges, and Thor's Hammer.
Cassidy Arch - 2 - NEW - Trail leads to an enormous arch name after Butch Cassidy.
Grand Wash Nipple - 2- New - Great views from the summit. Fun scramble similar to Calico Hills in Red Rock Canyon.
Lower Calf Creek - 2- Great family hike to one of the best waterfalls in Utah
Phipps Arch - 3 - Think of Bridge Mountain with water, but less climbing!
Coyote Gulch Backpack - 3 - Three day backpack in one of the areas in Escalante. (added 7-04)
Buckskin Gulch - 3 - The longest slot canyon in the country and one of the top five hikes in the country! (added 7-09)
Buckskin Gulch/Paria Canyon Backpack - 3- One of the best backpacks in the country. Includes the Adams trail that climbs out of Paria Canyon.
Squaw Trail -1 - Easy hike over looking Kanab, UT (added 11-06)
The Wave - 1 - One of the most amazing places in the southwest. A must do hike! (added 11-06)
Devil's Garden - 2 - One of the great hikes in the SW. The route passes by eight different arches including Landscape Arch, one of the longest arches in the world!
Angels Landing - 3 - Angels Landing is one of the most popular hikes in Zion. It's not for anyone scared of heights. Chains have been installed along the exposed part of the ridge.
Bridge Mtn - 5 - Wild route to a seldom climbed peak in Zion.
Bridge Mtn Arch - 5- Hidden arch high up on a seldom climbed mountain. Eat a big bowl of courage for breakfast before doing this route!
Emerald Pools - 1- The hike passes three pools and a waterfall. There are some great photos opportunities at the pools.
Hidden Canyon - 2- Easy hike with option to hike off trail into the canyon.
Kanarra Creek - 2 - NEW - Fun, easy canyoneering route outside of Zion, near Kolob. No permit needed! (added 7-2010)
Lady Mountain -3 Little known hike in Zion. It's Angels Landing on steroids!
North Guardian Angel - 3 Scenic class 4 climb to a peak that overlooks the Subway!
Observation Point - 3- The best overlook in Zion Canyon.
Orderville Canyon - 3 NEW - Another canyoneering route in Zion . Similar to the Subway. (added 8-09)
The Narrows - 3- One of the top hikes in the country! You walk in water through a canyon with 1,500 foot walls! (added 8-03)
The Subway - NEW 5- One of the top hikes in the country! Hike, swim and rappel (added 6-09)
Chimney Tops - 2- One of the best highpoints in the Smokies! (added 7-2010)
Clingman Dome - 1- Highest point in the Smokies and TN highpoint! (added 7-2010)
Mt. LeConte - 3 - Great hike to a lodge. Highest lodge east of the Mississippi. (added 7-2010)
Rainbow Falls -3- Fun hike to a cool waterfall. (added 7-2010)
Ramsey Falls - 2- The best waterfall in the Smokies. (added 7-2010)
Charlie Manson's Hideout - 1- Not a hike, but a destination. (added 7-07)
Golden Canyon - 1- Great vistas of Red Cathedral and Manly Beacon from the trail.
Mosaic Canyon - 2- An interesting canyon hike.
Gower Gulch - 1- The first mile of this hike is a interpretive trail; be sure to pick up a trail guide at the trailhead.
Pyramid Peak - 5 - Located just before Death Valley on highway 190, the summit has fantastic views of Death Valley, Mt, Whitney and Mt. Charleston!
Manly Beacon - 2- NEW - Possibley the coolest sub-1000 foot peak in the United States! (added 4-2011) gpx file
Sand Dunes - 1- This is a must do hike. If you never hiked on sand, you are in for an unique experience.
Telescope Peak - 3 - This is the regular trail hike. On a clear day you can see the lowest and highest points in the contiguous United States from the peak! (Added 9-2003)
Telescope Peak via Badwater - 5 - The classic hard-core hike! 21 miles, 11,000+ feet of elevation gain. The hike starts below sea level! (Added 9-2003)
Bear Creek Spire - 5 - A Sierra classic. It rises 13,720 feet into the air. Great climb from the saddle. (added 8-03)
Bishop Pass Trail - 3 - One of the most scenic trails in the country. A must do hike!
Bishop Pass Trail to Long and other lakes - 2- Shorter version of the above hike. Goes to four lakes.
Blue and Baboon Lakes - 2- Trail travels to a couple of the most scenic lakes in the Sierra.
Cottonwood Lakes - 2- Very scenic trail ending at numerous lakes (added 8-2010)
Crystal Lake NEW - 1- Easy hike to a scenic lake in Mammoth (added 9-2011)
Crystal Crag NEW - 2- Cool peak near Mammoth. A great half day or less hike (added 9-2011) gpx file
Hurd Peak NEW - 3 - Half day hike with great views from the summit. (added 9-2010)
Hungry Packer Lake - 2- Hike to the foot of one of the most scenic peaks in the Sierra! (added 9-08)
Independence Pk - 3 - Great half day hike/climb with an exposed traverse to the peak. (added 8-03)
Laurel Mtn - 3- Great half day hike by Convict Lake, just north of Bishop, CA (added 6-06)
Lone Pine Peak - 5 - Fun peak that looms over the town of Lone Pine, CA. Often confused with Mt. Whitney. (added 8-07)
Lone Pine Peak North Face - 5- One of the best routes in the Sierra! (added 3-08)
Lookout Peak - 2 - Short hike to one of the best views in the Sierra! (added 9-2011) gpx file
Mammoth Crest -2 NEW - One of the best easy hikes in the Sierra (added 8-2011) gpx file
Mammoth Crest to Cold Water TH - 3 NEW - The best hike trail hike/route in Mammoth! (added 8-2011) gpx file
Mammoth Mtn - 3 -NEW Classic Sierra hike. The hike goes to Dragon's Back and 7 Lake Point. (added 8-2011) gpx file
McGee Creek - 2- NEW Scenic hike to Steelhead Lake. (added 9-2011) gpx file
Middle Palisade - 5- Classic Sierra 14er! (added 7-06)
Mt. Agassiz - 5 - The easiest peak in the Palisades to bag. (added 7-05)
Mt. Corcoran via LeConte Traverse - 3 -NEW - One of the classic traverses in the Sierra (added 9-2011)
Mt. Gayley - 5- One of the peaks that makes up the Palisades. After Agassiz, Gayley is the easiest peak in the Palisades. (added 7-05)
Mt Humphreys - 5 - One of the best climbs in the Sierra. The final push to the peak is wildly exposed! (added 7-04)
Mt. Langley - 5 -Another 14,000 foot peak. This is not the normal route; it's the route through Tuttle Creek. (added 9-06)
Mt. LeConte NW Chute- 5-Classic Sierra Peak, just under 14,000 feet! (added 9-07)
Mt. LeConte East Arete - 5- Great route to a classic peak. (added 9-08)
Mt. Mallory - 5- Tough hike to an obscure peak in the Sierra. (added 6-04)
Mt. Russell - 5- This is the Rockwell Variation... more climbing, less scree! Russell soars to 14,086 feet. Many rate this as the best peak in the Mt. Whitney region.
Mt. Sill - 5- Another California 14er! They say Sill has the best views of any peak in the Sierra! (Added 9-04)
Mt. Tom - 5-- Massive mountain overlooking Bishop, CA. Hike passes numerous mines. (Added 9-2010) gpx file
Mt. Winchell - 5 - A wicked looking peak near Thunderbolt.
Mt. Whitney - 5 - Mountaineer's Route. Highest peak in the lower 48 states.
Mt. Whitney - 5- NEW - Trail hike to the highest summi in the lower 48 states. (added 9-2011)
North Palisade - 5 This peak is considered the classic peak in the High Sierra. (added 9-05)
Patricia Peak - 3-- Fun half day scramble. (added 8-2010)
Peak 12,800 - 5 - Seldom climbed peak near Midnight Lake with an exposed ridge. (added 9-09)
Ruby Lake - 1 - NEW - Hike to a scenic lake in the Sierra. (added 9-2011) gpx file
Picture Peak -5 - One of the most scenic peaks in the Sierra. (added 9-09)
South Summit of Temple Crag - 5 - Great route to a high point on Temple Crag. Good half day hike from Sam Mack Meadow. (added 9-05)
Split Mountain - 5- Another California 14er! (added 8-2006)
Starlight - 5- One of the classic California 14ers (added 8-2006)
Temple Crag - 5- Another Sierra classic and a very tough hike. If you are looking for exposure, this is it! (added 8-03)
Thunderbolt - 5 - A Sierra Classic! Another 14er!
University Peak - 4 -Great day hike to one of the best peaks in Onion Valley. (added 8-04)
White Mountain - 4 - The easiest 14,000 foot peak in California. (added 9-06)
Cascade Creek Falls - 1- Great family hike to a waterfall.
Eagle Waterfall - 1 NEW - Fun famiy hike with great views of Emerald Bay at Lake Tahoe
Mt. Rose - 3 - One of the most popular hikes in Nevada.
Mt. Tallac - 3- Stunning vistas, numerous lakes, and a feeling of being on top of the world makes this a must do hike.
Peak 9091 - 4- Seldom climbed peak overlooking Lake Tahoe.
Thomas Creek - 3- Lush meadows, bubbling creeks, and incredible vistas make this one you don't want to miss.
China Date Ranch Date Palm NEW - 1 - Easy hike to a hidden Date Palm and more (added 1-2012) gpx file
China Date Ranch Grand Loop NEW - 2- Fanastic loop hike around the amazing dirt mountains (added 12-11) gpx file
China Date Ranch Overlook Loop - 2 - Great loop hike with fantastic views. Don't miss this one! (added 4-11) gpx file
China Date Ranch South Peak NEW - 2- The highest peak in the area (added 1-2012) gpx
Date Shake Peak NEW- 1- Short hike to a cool dirt summit near the Date Farm (added 12-2011) gpx file
Fence Post Peak NEW - 2- Impossible looking peak. You won't forget this one (added 1-2012) gpx file
Tecopa Hike and Hot Springs 1 - Fun outing for the entire family. (added 04-05)
Cloud's Rest - 3- One of the best vistas in Yosemite. All trail (added 9-08)
Crocker Point - 3- NEW - Crocker Point has views that rival Glacier Point without the crowds (Added 9-2011)
El Capitan - 5- Ascends the gully the climber's descend. Excellent route! (added 8-08)
Grizzly Giant - 1 - The largest tree in the world famous Mariposa Grove.
Half Dome - 4 - One of the best hikes in the country!
Illilouette Falls - 2 - Hike part of the Panorama Trail, voted the most scenic trail in the U.S., to Illilouette Falls.
Lembert Dome - 2- Quick scramble to a dome with great views of Tuolumne Meadows. (added 8-08)
Matterhorn Peak -5 -- One of the premier peaks in the Hoover Wilderness Area. (added 9-08)
Mist Trail - 3-The hike for waterfalls. You walk past Vernal and Nevada Falls.
Mt. Hoffman - 3- Great views of Yosemite €™s backcountry peaks with minimal effort. (added 8-08)
Mt. Conness - 4 NEW- Highest peak north of Tioga Pass Road in Yosemite. (added 8-09)
Sentinal Dome - 1- Fantastic view of Yosemite Valley and surrounding peaks.
Tioga Peak - 2 - Easy hike with great views from the top. (added 8-08)
Vernal Falls - 1 - Easy hike with a great view of Vernal Falls.
Wawona Tunnel Tree - 2 - World famous tunnel tree in the Mariposa Grove. This is the tree cars drove through!
Yosemite Falls and Point - 3- One of the most famous waterfalls in the world.
Bridge Mountain Benchmark -5 - The route travels to the topo map location for Bridge Mountain, which is north of Bridge Point.
Bridge Point Northern Ascent - 5- Awesome route along a wild looking ledge and unbelievable climb on the summit ridge. (Added 2-2007)
Bridge Point Slot Traverse - 3- Fun climbs, great slots, and a neat descent route makes this a local favorite. (added 12-05)
Updated 5-19-10 gpx file
Bridge Vista - 5 - Fun scrambling route to a summit with awesome views. (added 12-2004) Updated (5-17-2010) gpx file
Burlap Buttress NEW - 4 - Very seldom climbed peak in Black Velvet Canyon (added 5-2011) gpx files
Cactus Flower Tower - 4 - This is the peak just north of Mt. Wilson. Great summit that puts up a real fight! (added 3-06)
Dead Horse Point - 5- Very intense route up an challenging gully on Mt. Wilson to a summit that puts up a fight! (added 4-06)
Decision Peak - 4 - Fun scrambling route with great views of the south face of Mt. Wilson. Updated (10-2010) gpx file
East Monument Pk - 4- Thrilling hike to one of the least climbed peaks in Red Rock Canyon.
First Creek Pk - 4- Tough peak with great views of First Creek Canyon. (added 5-01) Updated (11-2010) gpx file
Ice Box Peak - 5 - Many consider this one of the most challenging hikes in Red Rock Canyon. (added 4-03)
Lost Creek Higher Overlook - 3 - One of the best short hikes in Red Rock. Tons of climbing one this one. (added 10-2008)
Lost Creek Peak - 4- One of the best scrambling routes in Red Rock. (formerly known as Graffiti Peak) (added 5-2004)
Lost Creek to North Peak - 4 - An intense rock scrambling route through Lost Creek Canyon. (Added 1-03)
Mescalito Descent Shortcut - 3 - A incredibly quick descent route off the south side of Mescalito. (Added 11-04)
Mescalito Pk - 5- Northern route. Intense class 4 route. (added 01-01-01) Updated: 11-11-2010 gpx file
Monument Arch - 3 - It's larger than the arch on Bridge Mountain and only a handful of people have stood under the arch! (added 12-02)
Mt. Wilson via Cleaver Crack - 5 - The quickest yet toughest route to Mt. Wilson. (added 12-02) Updated 5-2011 gpx file
Mt. Wilson via Oak Creek - 5- Tough route with lots of challenging dry falls in Oak Creek. (added 3-04)
Mt. Wilson South Summit - 5 Wild route to the southern summit of Mt. Wilson. (added 2-04) Updated 4-27-2010 gpx file
Mud Springs Overlook -3 - Wild route with lots of climbing in a seldom hiked canyon. (added 4-05)
Oak Creek Overlook - 3 - Wild route to an Overlook on the south side of Oak Creek Canyon (added 12-06) updated 5-5-2010 gpx file
Pine Creek Peak - 4 - This just might become your favorite hike in Red Rock! (added 2-03) updated 4-19-2010 gpx file track
Rainbow Peak - 5 - The classic peak via the classic route through Oak Creek Canyon. (added 4-03)
Rainbow Peak - 5 - This classic route travels through Pine Creek and Gunsight Notch Canyons. (added 3-03) Update 6-2010 gpx file
Rainbow Peak without the Ledges - 5 The best route in Red Rock. (added 5-07)
Rainbow Wall - 5 NEW- Classic route through Pine Creek Canyon (added 6-2010) gpx file
Shark Boulder and Juniper Peak - 3- Fun route to Shark Bolder and then onto Juniper Peak (added 10-07) Updated 4-28-2010 gpx file
Tunnel Vision - 3 - Short, but intense scramble to a sub-peak on White Rock Hills Peak (added 3-05)
Turtlehead Jr North Ledge Rt - 2 - Good winter hike with no scenic loop to drive! (added 2-08)
W. Monument - 5 - One of the toughest peaks in Red Rock. Large tank near the peak. (updated 12-02)
Walk Up Wall - 4 Not a walk up! Great views that rival Rainbow Wall (added 12-03)
White Pinnacle Peak - 4- Wild route to a pinnacle on the face of Mt. Wilson (added 1-04) Updated 4-27-2010 gpx file
Windy Peak - East Face - 4 - Lots of fun climbing! The hike descends the normal route. (added 2-03) Updated 11-2010 gpx file
Yoga Peak - 4 - Great route through Big Horn Sheep Canyon with a descent through the Mescalito fork of Pine Creek (added 10-04)
Mack's Peak Traverse - 3- The best mountaineering route in Mt. Charleston (added 8-07)
Mummy's Forehead - 4 Great route to a seldom climbed peak overlooking the ski area. MR (added 8-03) Updated 9-2011 gpx file
Mummy's Head to Toe - 5 - The route goes to Mummy's Forehead, Chin, Tummy, and Toe. MR Updated 9-2011 gpx file
Mummy Mountain South Ridge Route - 4- NEW - Fun route with lots of climbing to the second highest peak in southern Nevada.
Dove BM (benchmark) - 2- Seldom climbed pinnacle in the Castle Peak Range. These are the dramatic looking pinnacles along Highway 93 a little before Searchlight, NV (added 3-07)
Pinnacle 2 Castle Peak, CA-2 - Wild route and sister to peak to Dove BM. You can do the both in a day. (added 11-07)