What’s the story of your first time…backpacking?

Mummy's Toe and Raintree - the oldest bristlecone on the mountain

I'm excited to get out for my very first overnight of the year! Sounds crazy given how late in the season it is but we had our second son in May and it's taken me months to get back to level. But as I prepare to hit the trail with Trent, it occurred … [Read more...]

Mary Jane Falls and Big Falls Loop

Blooms at Mary Jane Falls

Switchbacks, a half mile snow field, ice bridges, and crevasses - all in the desert less than an hour from Las Vegas! About an hour west of Las Vegas lies the Spring Mountain range home to the Mt Charleston Wilderness.  It's the summer hangout … [Read more...]

Charleston Peak hike

Charleston Peak

[tab:Overview] Activity: Hiking, peak bagging Location: Mt Charleston Wilderness, Spring Mountains NRA Time on Trail: 12 hours, 45 mins Difficulty: Difficult Distance: 17.14 miles Elevation: +/- 4100 This is without a doubt … [Read more...]

Bristlecone Trail Hike – Luke & Jenny

Bristlecone Trail

[tab:Overview] Activity: Hiking Location: Mt Charleston Wilderness, Spring Mountains NRA Time on Trail: 2 hours 45 mins Difficulty: Easy Distance: 2.87 miles Elevation: +689/-671 Trailhead From Las Vegas, take US 95 North to State … [Read more...]