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White Rock Loop

Intermediate
 4.3 (40) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

Steel yourself for beautiful views and light traffic - this a perfect getaway journey.


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Map Key

6.4

Miles

10.3

KM

Loop

5,442' 1,659 m

High

4,410' 1,344 m

Low

1,138' 347 m

Up

1,108' 338 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

Dogs Unknown

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Overview

This trail is good for some variety in terrain and scenery. There's very light traffic compared to some other trails in RRC.

Need to Know

There's a bathroom at the start/finish, but no water.

Description

Obviously, you can hike this either direction. Going counterclockwise starts you off going downhill on doubletrack with pretty good footing. A nice warm-up for the climb to come.

The middle two miles are probably the toughest because it's uphill on gravel and not as scenic.

The final two miles are the payoff-very scenic, fun switching back and forth on a packed trail, and you finish on a downhill.

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Shared By:

Scott Adcox

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  4.3 from 40 votes

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Spring in the desert sure is beautiful.
Apr 19, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
The view looking southwest from near the high point on the White Rock Loop is just gorgeous.
Mar 29, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
Hikers set off clockwise on the White Rocks Loop
Apr 9, 2018 near Summerl…, NV
View of Turtlehead Peak after crossing the ridge line.
Apr 19, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
I couldn't argue with this picnic location.
Apr 19, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
Close to the finish of the White Rock Loop Trail!
Apr 20, 2015 near Summerl…, NV

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Jan 11, 2020
Jadie M
Hiking
Jan 1, 2020
Victor Ranga
11h 00m
Nov 14, 2019
Jules Boucherie
Jun 25, 2019
Connor Sandry
6.4mi — 15h 00m
Jun 1, 2019
Tracy Winton
6.3mi — 2h 30m
Apr 23, 2019
Neta Sapp
Apr 17, 2019
Laura Vadillo
Moderate hike, loved the views. 6.4mi — 3h 29m
Apr 15, 2019
Kate Strube
6.4mi