Turtlehead Peak Climber's Log

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gimpilator

gimpilator - Dec 17, 2017 10:54 pm Date Climbed: Dec 17, 2017

non-standard East approach  Sucess!

4 peaks today in this order: Kraft, New Peak, Turtlehead, Greycap.

bmwboarder7

bmwboarder7 - Nov 7, 2017 12:32 am Date Climbed: Nov 11, 2017

Perfect  Sucess!

Great hike, with great views of the red rocks area.

Stu Brandel

Stu Brandel - May 20, 2017 10:09 pm Date Climbed: May 19, 2017

Turtlehead Time  Sucess!

A fine sunny day.

RoryKuykendall

RoryKuykendall - Dec 8, 2016 10:51 pm Date Climbed: Nov 22, 2015

First Peak in Red Rock  Sucess!

Climbed with Krista about one month after moving to Vegas. My first peak in Red Rock. Hope to do many more.

Wallylongridge

Wallylongridge - Dec 1, 2016 9:16 am Date Climbed: Feb 20, 2014

Trail  Sucess!

First hike in the Red Rocks!

Alpinist

Alpinist - Apr 10, 2016 5:26 pm Date Climbed: Apr 10, 2016

Standard Route  Sucess!

Made it in between storms. Didn't get much of a view from the summit but it was a pleasant hike.

runbyu1

runbyu1 - Apr 3, 2016 9:31 pm Date Climbed: Mar 31, 2016

100th Mountain on Summitpost - 54:10 Roundtrip  Sucess!

Ran up at sunset and was racing daylight. Figured it would take me 1:15 or so, and I felt terrible the first mile and half or so, but then got in the zone. I didn't take any water and was pretty stoked after reaching the top in 35:40 to find people had left water up there. Took a bunch of pics and then bombed down in 17:30. Pretty incredible experience for my 100th mountain!

imontop

imontop - Mar 4, 2016 1:08 am Date Climbed: Mar 3, 2016

Who knew?  Sucess!

What a great hike! If you have three extra hours, do it! I was very surprised how remote, rugged, and beautiful this peak is, being so close to Vegas.

SarahThompson

SarahThompson - Nov 30, 2015 3:04 pm Date Climbed: Nov 25, 2015

Hated it!  Sucess!

65mph winds nixed our climbing plans so we resorted to a morning of hiking. This heap of crap was the worst mountain I have subjected myself to climbing in a long time. I thought about turning around with every step. Should have stopped with the lovely Red Cap.

tdoughty

tdoughty - Jan 26, 2015 8:01 pm Date Climbed: Apr 2, 2008

way back  Sucess!

summited someday in my younger days

Diesel

Diesel - Jul 22, 2014 10:30 pm Date Climbed: Nov 27, 2011

Fun half day hike outside Vegas  Sucess!

Nice hike in the baking sun. I love this hike. Worth spending the day outside Vegas. Red Rock Canyon is beautiful and the visitor's center is fun to visit.

nader

nader - Jan 17, 2014 9:30 pm Date Climbed: Nov 24, 2013

Turtlehead  Sucess!

Wonderful day with fresh snow on top, see trip report.

RaymondShevsky

RaymondShevsky - Dec 19, 2013 2:16 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2008

Where it all started  Sucess!

First time of many was via the class 2 tourist route from the Sandstone Quarry pullout. The best route is from Calico Basin, ascending Brownstone Canyon and gaining the main ridge from the back. Probably the most visited peak in the Las Vegas area, but I'll always have a soft spot for Turtlehead as it was my first U.S. summit.

bradhannon - Mar 14, 2013 1:49 pm Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2007

Great Trail Run  Sucess!

This was a regular for me when I lived in Vegas

jdmorehouse

jdmorehouse - Mar 13, 2013 1:50 pm

Short but steep  Sucess!

I climbed this one day in February, 2003. I don't remember the date. A nice, warm day.

myles

myles - Feb 2, 2013 11:44 pm Date Climbed: Jan 27, 2013

Nice day out  Sucess!

Stole away during a work trip to Vegas for this nice hike. Sleet, snow, high winds and sun made for a fine day out. Someone posting here called it "boring" ..: well, it ain't technical but said person's a fucking philistine.

Tracy

Tracy - Jan 12, 2013 3:09 am Date Climbed: Jan 11, 2013

from Sandstone Quarry  Sucess!

Hiked this one with John Tennert on a beautiful crisp winter day (temps right around freezing).

WOLFrising

WOLFrising - Jan 6, 2013 12:03 am

Intro to RRCNCA  Sucess!

Winter 2013

Climbed solo via the trail and descended via the West Gully route. There is a fun contrast between the wilderness and the city from the top!

Steve625

Steve625 - Nov 7, 2012 6:43 pm Date Climbed: Oct 19, 2012

View  Sucess!

View across Red Rock is stunning

Walkoutnow

Walkoutnow - Aug 6, 2012 6:58 pm Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2012

Nice getaway  Sucess!

Cool little hike and getaway from the strip. Can even pick your own trail for a bit of scrambling up the wash. Been to vegas many times and never ventured out there, definitely worth it!

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