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gem Favorite View from the top of Turtlepeak Mountain

Turtlepeak Mountain

(22) Summerl…, NV

Recommended Routes in Mt. Charleston - 9

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Favorite Beginning part of the trail going up.
Difficult Difficult

Griffith Peak

9.8 mi 15.7 km 3,390' Up 1033.23 m Up 3,398' Down 1035.77 m Down

Pahrump, NV
Explore in 3D
Favorite Great overlooks as it levels off for a bit.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Trail Canyon to Charleston Peak Out-and-Back

16.4 mi 26.5 km 4,981' Up 1518.32 m Up 4,977' Down 1517.14 m Down

Pahrump, NV
Explore in 3D
Favorite Spring wildflowers
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Bonanza Peak Out and Back

9.2 mi 14.7 km 2,826' Up 861.37 m Up 2,825' Down 861.19 m Down

Pahrump, NV
Explore in 3D
Favorite One of the several small hills you run through on the way to the main loop.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Deer Creek-Catch Pen Loop (DCCP Loop)

13.4 mi 21.6 km 2,555' Up 778.88 m Up 2,554' Down 778.42 m Down

Pahrump, NV
Explore in 3D
Favorite View of multiple peaks and the valley
Difficult Difficult

Fletcher Peak Out-and-Back

6.4 mi 10.3 km 1,894' Up 577.21 m Up 1,894' Down 577.18 m Down

Pahrump, NV
Explore in 3D
Favorite Mt. Charleston Peak from the top of Mummy's Toe.
Very Difficult Very Difficult

Mummy's Toe

8.0 mi 12.9 km 2,648' Up 807.24 m Up 2,648' Down 807.03 m Down

Pahrump, NV
Explore in 3D
Favorite Short section of shell covered trail
Difficult Difficult

Mummy Mountain via Trail Canyon

8.5 mi 13.6 km 3,711' Up 1131.21 m Up 3,710' Down 1130.77 m Down

Pahrump, NV
Explore in 3D
Favorite Great overlooks as it levels off for a bit.
Difficult Difficult

Mt. Charleston Full Loop

18.4 mi 29.7 km 5,344' Up 1628.99 m Up 5,340' Down 1627.6 m Down

Pahrump, NV
Explore in 3D
Favorite View of Mummy Mountain.
Intermediate Intermediate

Sawmill Loop

3.2 mi 5.1 km 470' Up 143.4 m Up 470' Down 143.4 m Down

Pahrump, NV
Explore in 3D

Mt. Charleston Hiking

  • 118 Miles 191 Kilometers of Trail
  • 9 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 1 Easy Trail Easy Trails
  • 27 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 12 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Mt. Charleston - 31

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1.3 mi 2.2 km #1Cathedral Rock Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Pahrump, NV
Intermediate Intermediate
Pahrump, NV 27 
1.6 mi 2.7 km #2Mary Jane Falls Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Pahrump, NV
Intermediate Intermediate
Pahrump, NV 27 
2.5 mi 4.0 km #3Upper Bristlecone Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Pahrump, NV
Intermediate Intermediate
Pahrump, NV 16 
4.0 mi 6.5 km #4Catch Pen Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Summerlin South, NV
Intermediate Intermediate
Summerlin South, NV
8.6 mi 13.8 km #5Charleston Peak Trail South Loop
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Pahrump, NV
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Pahrump, NV 12 
1.8 mi 2.9 km #6Fletcher Canyon Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Pahrump, NV
Intermediate Intermediate
Pahrump, NV 17 
5.3 mi 8.5 km #7Lower ShowGirl
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Summerlin South, NV
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Summerlin South, NV
1.7 mi 2.7 km #8Mack's Peak
Difficult Difficult
Pahrump, NV
Difficult Difficult
Pahrump, NV
1.9 mi 3.0 km #9Eagle's Nest Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Pahrump, NV
Intermediate Intermediate
Pahrump, NV
14.1 mi 22.6 km #10Bonanza Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Pahrump, NV
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Pahrump, NV

Photos of Mt. Charleston - 183

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The view looking southwest from near the high point on the White Rock Loop is just gorgeous.
Mar 29, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
Spring in the desert sure is beautiful.
Apr 19, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
Spring colors in the desert canyons.
Apr 23, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
View from trail on the way up to Turtlehead Mountain.  Approx 3/4 of way up at this point.
Dec 2, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
Nearly the top of Turtlepeak Mountain.
Dec 3, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
View from the top of Turtlepeak Mountain
Dec 3, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
Taking in the impressive views the Mary Jane Trail has to offer.
Jun 15, 2018 near Pahrump, NV
Spring wildflowers
Jun 17, 2022 near Pahrump, NV

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