McCullough Mountain Climber's Log

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GlennD - Feb 17, 2024 8:19 pm Date Climbed: Apr 15, 2023

McCullough   Sucess!


gimpilator - Dec 20, 2016 12:32 pm Date Climbed: Dec 6, 2016

28 Peaks in 15 Days  Sucess!

We did the east side approach which featured some nice washes. Startled a fat dear in the second wash. We did Spirit Mountain later that afternoon.

Other peaks we did during this trip include; Potosi, Cheyenne, Muddy Mountain, Muddy Peak, Virgin, The Orphan, Silica Dome, Cairn, The Sentinel, East Redstone, Redstone, Mystery Cairn, Vista, Hayford, Clark, Spirit, Stepladder, Big Maria, False Maria, Black Butte, Chuckwalla, Pinto, Orocopia, Toro, Santa Rosa, and Thomas.

Click here to see the trip report with photos.

TerrynKelly Lister

TerrynKelly Lister - Mar 13, 2016 5:50 pm Date Climbed: Mar 2, 2016

From Railroad Spring

It was a beautiful day for a hike. We came back down the wash described by Dennis Poulin...very pretty but lots of dry waterfalls to maneuver through. Road is as bad as described. Register is located inside an ammunition box.


cab - Nov 16, 2015 1:39 pm Date Climbed: Nov 15, 2015

From Pine Spring  Sucess!

Not too exciting walking up various washes to the summit, but there are nice views from the top. Climbed the high point of the New York Mountains in the afternoon.


Dean - Nov 19, 2013 10:18 pm Date Climbed: Nov 19, 2013

From Railroad Spring  Sucess!

Thanks to Tracy who drove the west road & for repeating this one for me. Great day.


jdmorehouse - Mar 22, 2013 5:58 pm Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2012

Ho Hum  Sucess!

Not my favorite mountain. In the words of another in the party, meh.


K9H2OBearer - Jul 7, 2012 11:37 pm Date Climbed: May 23, 2010

From Railroad Spring  Sucess!

Unusually cold and overcast (typical last winter gasp around Memorial Day in SoNV), making for great photos. Barry drove the hairy road, made more so by a recent off-road race banking up some stretches, and I hiked with David S. and Abby. Reasonably short and beautiful. DPS register was there at that time.


ephrat - Aug 2, 2011 2:56 am Date Climbed: May 30, 2011

From Railroad Spring  Sucess!

Beautiful day! Got a flat on the way to the trailhead, which lengthened our hike by a couple of miles. Also, the summit register is completely empty! No notebook, no pen -- nothing.

Dennis Poulin

Dennis Poulin - Mar 15, 2011 8:10 pm Date Climbed: Feb 15, 2011

Railroad Spring  Sucess!

Nice hike, long drive, beautiful day.


Tracy - Dec 26, 2010 11:26 pm Date Climbed: Dec 24, 2010

From Railroad Spring  Sucess!

Hiked this one with Al Sandorff and Steven Stembridge. We drove in from Jean, NV and hiked this one along with Peak 6955 (1 mile to the north) and Peak 5687 (1.5 miles to the west). We drove out south coming out at Nipton, CA. 4WD highly recommended (actually necessary) - in fact I got high centered on a boulder in my Jeep Wrangler trying to make it the last 500 feet to the "trailhead." Special thanks to Al and Steven for the muscle that helped get me off the boulder.

I did a very enjoyable repeat ascent of McCullough with Dean Molen on November 19, 2013.


redsplashman23 - Mar 25, 2007 2:38 am Date Climbed: Mar 24, 2007

From Pine Spring  Sucess!

Almost 9 miles roundtrip. The summit was rewarding with great 360 degree views.

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