Trail Canyon Route

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Nevada, United States, North America
Route Type:
Hike & some Scramble
Time Required:
Most of a day

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Trail Canyon Route
Created On: Jul 25, 2001
Last Edited On: Jul 25, 2001


From the trail head it is 2.3 mile hike along a stream up Trail Canyon. The trail is fairly easy to follow most of the time. There are two boggy areas (one with a spring) where there are many cow paths through the willows and scrub trying to confuse you . Try to keep headed west until you break out of this mess.

Route Description

Once out of the willows there are two routes to follow. One is straight up the canyon through a lot of scree to a large saddle. Once the saddle is gained turn left and follow the ridge to the summit.

You can also go left to a large bowl with what looks like many paths. Follow the main trail that curves around to the right and up through a large bowl of scree to a small saddle. The two routes meet up here. From here the summit can be seen to the left, south. The travel is now much easier. Follow the ridge south and around a false summit. The rocks are larger but the footing is much more stable.

Essential Gear

The most essential gear is plenty of water. This is a desert and the only water along the entire route is the stream and spring that is pretty fouled by the cattle. You may want gaitors to keep the gravel out of your boots.

If doing a winter/snow climb, crampons and ice axe may be needed.

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Trail Canyon Route

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