HIKING STICKS, my god bring multiple sturdy hiking sticks. The hardest fkn hike I’ve done by a million (so far other big ones done are Griffith Peak & Fletcher Peak). Also a short class 4 technical section to climb to reach the summit. Getting to Fletcher Peak is pretty easy. From the summit you can see Red Rock Canyon, Las Vegas, NV, and Lake Mead. Remodeled in 2003, the spa features a state-of-the-art fitness center, meditation areas, 32 treatment rooms, private showers, steam rooms, saunas, a swimming pool, a full-service salon with its own restaurant, and an adjacent hiking trail up Mummy Mountain. This is the hardest part of the hike with an elevation gain of approximately 700 feet with inclines around 50% and very poor footing. The turnoff for the scree is on your right about 1.2-1.4 miles after the junction with north loop. Windy , but beautiful day. Continuing down the social trail from Mummy Mountain. There are many beautiful views. Trail canyon is a shorter albeit steeper way to access Mummy Mountain than the North Loop Trailhead proper, but both trails converge before a small natural spring called Cave Spring. Beautiful views on top. The views really are spectacular. Chalenging hike, the last mile and half was difficult to locate the trail but the view was worth it. Hiking trip report, map, and photos for Mummy Mountain, Cockscomb Peak, Fletcher Peak, located in Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, Nevada. Location info is only a rough approximation. Views are awesome all along the top. Above Mummy Spring, the route becomes quite steep, including a short 3rd-class gully, as it climbs onto the south ridge of Mummy Mountain (Mummy’s Knees). Along Cockscomb Ridge looking north toward Mummy Mountain. The mountain is also the 2nd highest mountain in the Spring Mountains, a beautiful and varied range comprised of the fabulous sandstone peaks of Red Rock NCA, as well as the glorious high limestone peaks found further north in the range. From Hagues Peak, Mummy Mtn. Heading down the more popular route up Mummy Mountain, on the west side. Mummy Mountain Hiking. Great work out with great views!! While the summit gets lots of visitors, it should be noted that Mummy Mountain is rugged, broken terrain with the potential for danger if you … Follow the use trail north along the base of the cliff and then up through a large notch and onto the summit plateau. Approaching some Class 3 stuff, mostly solid limestone. I ventured over further past that to get some nice views of the canyon. Take the North Loop Trail to the junction with the Mummy Springs Trail, and follow that trail until it clearly becomes a social trail. Continuing along the base of the cliffs of Mummy Mountain on the east side. Take a left at the junction. Spur hikes to 11,059-foot Griffith Peak and 11,528-foot Mummy Mountain (no trail) add extra miles. I loved every minute of the hike. Chiquita, Ypsilon Mtn., Fairchild Mtn. Lawn Lake is among the largest subapline lakes in Rocky Mountain National Park. The trail to the peak begins at either Trail Canyon or the North Loop. This was a doozy, definitely for more experienced hikers. SO GLAD I made it all the way. North Loop - a slightly more gradual climb across the length of the mountain. Also a short class 4 technical section to climb to reach the summit. Hiking info, trail maps, and 162 trip reports from Mummy Mountain (11,542 ft) in the Spring Mountains of Nevada Mini saddle at the top of my chosen gully. Trailhead coordinates (lat/lon): 37.0705, -121.5227 Sean, Mason, and I began hiking from the trailhead shortly before 11am, taking the Mummy Mountain trail a few miles west and north towards Mummy Mountain. Leave one at the Lawn Lake Trail parking lot and drive the other up Fall River Road to the Chapin Pass Trail trailhead. Also known as the "Mummy Marathon", this route traverses six peaks in the Mummy Range. My site is free to use, but consider sending me a few bucks to help keep it running. This steep route (3,100 feet in 4.77 miles) runs up the North Loop Trail to the Raintree, then follows the Mummy Spring Trail to Mummy Spring. The Scree Slope - a very steep hill of loose gravel with no clear path. Continue on the northeast side of Mummy Mountain paralleling the ridge. This is not a well established trail. The North Loop Trail also leads to Charleston Peak, the highest peak in southern Nevada. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from June until October. is an easy stroll over some boulders that gives way to more tundra and easier walking and involves minimal elevation gain. Back on the official trail, headed east on the south side of Mummy Mountain. Looking back down the gully I came up, now on the Mummy Mountain plateau. There are better trails in the Spring Mountains. Stirling (for you conspiracy theorists, one of the only remaining public viewpoints into Papoose Lake), th… I had lots of snow to stomp through, making the slope a little bit treacherous, but I ultimately got to a gully leading up Class 3 scree just south of Mummy Mountain's high point. Looking back up toward Mummy Mountain on the steep descent social trail. A quick glimpse at Mummy Mountain from a southern part of the ridgeline (the social trail takes you here). Mummy Mountain is a high mountain summit in the Mummy Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America.The 13,430-foot (4,093 m) thirteener is located in the Rocky Mountain National Park, 8.5 miles (13.7 km) northwest by north (bearing 323°) of the Town … The North Loop Trail also leads to Charleston Peak, the highest peak in southern Nevada. A lot harder at the top than I thought and we would have missed the turn to the top had it not been for another group of hikers that helped us! Very tough!! This is extremely hard so be sure you’re an avid hiker with lots of stamina. From Hagues Peak, Mummy Mtn. Mummy Mountain comes into view around 3.2 miles from the trailhead . Trace of the route (view W from North Loop Trail) Overview. Going down the crevice is tough, but going down the scree is kinda fun. Mummy Range is not nearly as popular, but does offer adventures. At 5.92 miles and 10,830 feet, just before Lawn Lake, find the Black Canyon Trail and turn sharply right . I would bring gloves next time as the rocks in the chute are pretty sharp...I chewed up my hands a bit. The Mummy Mountain Llama Trek is a challenging mountain tour utilizing pack llamas to move all the heavy camping equipment in and out of the backcountry. It's also causing a ton of obvious erosion. The south end of the Mummy Mountain Trail begins off the southwest corner of the Mendoza Trail. Shout out to the Karen that yelled to us that we were going the wrong way when we were halfway up the scree slope. Region: ... Notes: 2/3 of route is trail, but has very difficult, long, loose scree hill. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until September. I went back to the saddle (previous photo) and went up the little gully you can see in the center of this photo. Mummy Mountain is a 8.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Las Vegas, Nevada that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. Mummy Mountain Trail is easily accessed from the Mendoza Ranch Entrance to Coyote Lake - Harvey Bear Ranch County Park on Roop Road. Mummy Spring Trail becomes a very steep social trail. See also Mt. Then it’s smooth sailing down to the car. It is 2.1 miles from this point to the north end of the Mummy Mountain Trail. Scree and chute sections are a challenge. Insane hike! Then once you get to the top of that hard section THERE IS MORE TO GO, but at least not loose scree stuff. Hiking sticks are a must especially on the way back otherwise it can be dangerous. At a quick pace it can take around 4.5 hours but the average hiker should plan on 6-8 hours round trip. After more research when getting to civilization, I found this wasn't the best option and there is an easier gully route just north of the Mummy Mountain peak. It leaves the Trail Canyon trail to ascend several hundred feet up a loose and steep scree slope, which levels out for a bit before leading to a steep chimney full of loose rock. From the summit of Mummy Mountain you can … There's a real hazard of slipping and falling even for strong, experienced hikers. Mummy Mountain is a 8.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Las Vegas, Nevada that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. It starts from the Trail Canyon Trailhead and can be broken into 4 sections: The view at the top is absolutely amazing! At the base of this photo on the left is the route to get to the summit. The objective of the Mummy Kill is to hike the entire Mummy range (outside of Estes Park, CO) in one go. To do this hike, you'll need two vehicles. The arrow is carved about waist high into a dead tree on the left. It took me 4.5 hours including about 30 mins of breaks to reach the top. I also decided to bag Fletcher Peak before descending back down the North Loop Trail. Just be careful coming back down with the loose rock. Absolutely beautiful view from the top and I overall enjoyed the hike. The Mummy Range is a 15 miles/24 km mountain range located mostly in Rocky Mountain National Park in northern Colorado, northwest of the town of Estes Park. But for the sake of my trip report: from this mini-saddle, head down the other side (southwest) for a few feet and locate a Class 3/4 gully that clearly leads you up the cliff face of Mummy Mountain on the right. Ended up summiting but oh man was it exhausting! Poor gal seemed truly agitated that we were taking a route she wasn’t aware of. After researching, apparently I took the wrong gully and an easier route is slightly northeast of Mummy Mountain (dotted line on map attached). And then FINALLY YOU’VE MADE IT! I'm glad I did it but probably will not attempt again. Location info is only a rough approximation. Cockscomb Peak is that big block. Unlike most ranges in Colorado, the Mummy range runs East to West. Drop 50 feet or so on the left. My chosen gully to get up the cliff face. Comments: Mummy Mountain is the second highest peak in Mt. Will be doing again! Spring Mountains National Recreation Area. Always double check data before starting a trip. Mummy Mountain is the second highest peak in Mt. Trail Directions for the Fletcher Peak Mummy Mountain Circuit To Fletcher Peak Summit Getting to Fletcher Peak is pretty easy. Fletcher is next! I did fall on my butt twice but no injuries other than minor scrapes. Always double check data before starting a trip. Grunt factor: 4 (5 if you're not altitude acclimated). I'm not sure where the official trail ended, but the social trail ascends steeply to the rocky ridgeline of Mummy Mountain. Also...when leaving the summit make sure you descend the correct chute...I started down one a bit to the north but luckily figured it out before it got out of hand. Awesome trails, nice class 3 chute up Mummy. Multiple documented (but unposted) hikes take you he various points of the elongated mountain: the highest point is actually the “tummy”. Thanks in advance! From the Mummy Mountain summit, follow the well-traveled social trail down a western gully and eventually back to the official trail system of the Spring Mountains. Region: ... Notes: 2/3 of route is trail, but has very difficult, long, loose scree hill. Just after passing Rancho La Polka Trail, Mummy Mountain Trail is on the right. This 4 to 8 hour day hike leads to Lawn Lake, located inside a large basin at tree line, and surrounded by Fairchild Mountain, Hagues Peak, and Mummy Mountain. is an easy stroll over some boulders that gives way to more tundra and easier walking and involves minimal elevation gain. Mummy Mania is an extreme hike along the Mummy Range: one 12,000 foot peak, and five 13,000 foot peaks Note: We climbed Mummy Mountain as part of a one day Mummy range clean out utilizing a two-vehicle set up. Prominent peaks include Hagues Peak, Ypsilon Mountain, Mummy Mountain and Mount Chiquita. The mountain is located within the Mount Charleston Wilderness and the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Mummy Mountain is on the east boundary of Rocky Mountain National Park Mummy Range is inside Rocky Mountain National Park The bouldering/climbing on Mummy Mountain is awesome! Charleston. Just below the obvious summit, the route leads east around the peak and then back up on the south side to gain the summit. From the parking area, take the Access Trail to Mendoza Trail, and then take Mendoza Trail 0.3 miles. Definitely for an experienced hiker, even with the experience I have it’s pretty rough but again, worth it. You’re now on the North Loop Trail. Extremely tough. Along the Deer Creek Trail while heading east on the south side of Mummy Mountain, I decided to take a quick detour to bag Cockscomb Peak, a nice Class 3 scramble along a pretty ridgeline. This is a 13.8 mile loop hike with 5700 cumulative feet of elevation gain that takes about 8-11 hours to complete. Note: We climbed Mummy Mountain as part of a one day Mummy range clean out utilizing a two-vehicle set up. It only took 1hr 45 mins to get back to the car going the same route lol. The trail is fine up until you get to the shoot off up the super steep scree slope with tons of loose gravel. gain I’ve ever done in one workout), 14 hours. Trail leader Sam Drake brings a wheelbarrow to the work site from the start of the Mummy Mountain Trail. Halfway up this chute, the route leads out of the chute and up to higher ground, while continuing within the chute results in a Class 4 move. Charleston. At a certain point when you’re thinking where the eff does this trail get up over the last 100feet, boom there is a crevice of large loose rocks that you scramble over and up. Cockscomb Peak summit. Mummy Mountain: Location: USA-Nevada: Elevation: 11529 ft / 3514 m: Ascent Trip Report This is a more adventurous route than the standard route up Trail Canyon to North Loop trail and up. This is a short, easy detour off the North Loop Trail to an avalanche chute with a spring located high on the cool, east-facing slope of Mummy Mountain.The water and "alpine meadow" vegetation provide a nice, cool destination to … This route goes up Deer Creek to the Mummy Springs trail and then up a maintained trail that is used to hike to Mummy's Toe and knee cap. Phenomenal hike. Mount Charleston North to South via Trail Canyon, Spring Mountains National Recreation Area. Follow Black Canyon Trail a third of a mile or so, looking for a good place to turn left (north) off the trail to ascend the ridge of Mummy's southeast slopes. The summit views toward Mummy Mountain were really nice, as were the peaks to the north within the Spring Mountains. Final ascent, hiking across the base of the upper cliffs to a short but steep and technical class 3/4 rock chute that arrives at the summit. On the way up the North Loop Trail, looking back toward Coxcomb Peak (left center) and Charleston Peak (top right). Mummy Mountain Hiking. This is a 13.8 mile loop hike with 5700 cumulative feet of elevation gain that takes about 8-11 hours to complete. Ascend the Trail Canyon Trailhead, take a right 2 miles up at the North Loop Junction, circle around the South side of Mummy Mountain to Rain Tree and take a right towards the North Loop Trailhead. About 2 miles into the park, take a right where the signs point you to "Old Fall River Rd." From the summit you can see Red Rock Canyon, Las Vegas, NV, and Lake Mead. Mummy Mountain Trail [CLOSED] is a 14 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Estes Park, Colorado that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. This is a very brutal and consistent incline. Potosi (site of the Carol Lombard plane crash) to its northern tip at Mt. "6 peaks (Mummy, Lee, Mt Charleston #61, South Mt Charleston H.P., Griffith & Harris) 23 miles, 8,400’ gain (the most vert. Fletcher Peak looking toward Charleston Peak. I accidentally summitted the wrong peak, just south of the true peak (pictured on the right). To date this is probably the most difficult hike I’ve completed. This is the route to the summit of the highest peak of Mummy Mountain, called Mummy's Tummy. Very epic day in the mountains for … Length 8.8 miElevation gain 3143 ftRoute type Out & back Incredibly steep and awful scree slope - this would suck to come up for sure. Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, NV, Find More Hikes in Red Rock Canyon + Spring Mountains. In the background is Roop Road, the southern border of the park. An amazing hike! We did not have trekking poles so you can do this without them but I’ve decided to finally grab some after this. Mummy Mountain is not to be confused with Mummy Range, which is another stretch of mountains located inside Rocky Mountain National Park. Mummy Mountain is the second highest peak in Mt. Class 3+ gully to get above the ridgeline. So much fun! and Hagues Peak for additional details. This is the perfect beginner’s mountaineering route. Furthermore, it is composed of 6 main peaks, all of which are roughly 13,000ft. From the top of Mummy Mountain, head down the southeast side of the mountain until you find a path heading west to the Black Canyon Trail briefly heading west/southwest before the Lawn Lake Trail, and then follow that trail south for around 5.5 miles all the way to the finish. If you miss it and climb up the wash, it’s a hundred times harder. Chiquita, Ypsilon Mtn., Fairchild Mtn. On the social trail headed for Fletcher Peak. We missed the “M” at the tree which many people have done and it made this section even harder. This is a stunning itinerary that stages a backcountry camp in the same location for 3 nights, to give us 2 full days of trekking in to the high country from camp. Rain on the way down! The Mummy Mountains (475K JPG) Major Trails: Bulwark Ridge Trail (Signal Mountain Trail): This trail shares a trailhead with the Lost Lake Trail. Be ready for the devils scree ... not an easy hike but once you make it up the views are amazing ! Continuing along the base of the cliffs of Mummy Mountain on the east side. I’m feeling it this morning, I limped my way down the stairs. This trail is for experienced hikers. If you’ve made it this far, just keep on going. Descend via the South Loop, road-walking back to the start. The most common route to the summit is from the North Loop Trail or Trail Canyon to Mount Charleston, starting from where it reaches close to the top of the ridge … Overall great hike. Along the ridge to Mummy's Nose, the social trail scrambles up a fun, small Class 3 chute. Mummy Mountain Hike Details. Class 3 scrambling the entire time. Your hard work is rewarded with a great view. I only had one hiking stick but was able to barely manage. Fletcher Peak summit looking toward Mummy Mountain (northwest). The Trail to Mummy Mountain Head up Trail Canyon trail for about 2 miles until you reach the junction of the Trail Canyon trail and North Loop Trail. From the summit there are views of the Las Vegas valley, Mt. and "End o' Valley." Length 14 miElevation gain 2641 ftRoute type Out & back The trail rises 4,200 vertical feet. North Loop - Mummy Spring trail junction (view W) Overview. Charleston. At the far end there is a bridge that crosses a small wash and a sign that introduces you to "Tyner's Hiking Trail" - a pair of hiking trails on resort property. Charleston Peak is visible in the center here. The trail is entirely outside of the Park, but it does allow the easiest access to South Signal Mountain, which is on the Park boundary. A quick glimpse at Mummy Mountain from a southern part of the ridgeline (the social trail takes you here). The trail is entirely outside of the Park, but it does allow the easiest access to South Signal Mountain, which is on the Park boundary. I'm an intermediate hiker and scree field/chute weren't as bad as I thought they would be. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from June until October. Trail Directions for the Fletcher Peak Mummy Mountain Circuit To Fletcher Peak Summit. Charleston, Griffith Peak, Angel Peak and hundreds of miles in all directions. Don’t be me. The trail to Charleston peak was amazing along the ledges. Woohoo do it! The most common trail used to Summit Mummy Mountain is the Lawn Lake Trail. Mummy Spring Trail becomes a very steep social trail. It's solid limestone scrambling/climbing with little exposure. From the top of Mummy Mountain, head down the southeast side of the mountain until you find a path heading west to the Black Canyon Trail briefly heading west/southwest before the Lawn Lake Trail, and then follow that trail south for around 5.5 miles all the way to the finish. Mummy Mountain is the second highest peak of the Spring Mountains in Clark County, Nevada, United States.It is the twentieth highest mountain in the state. The scree part is pretty difficult & will have you winded. If you've been waiting to buy poles this is the hike for it. Just head along the pretty ridgeline. Begin the hike by walking through the fake western town titled "Mummy Mountain". Hiking: Start at Lawn Lake Trailhead and hike 6.2 miles to Lawn Lake, or to one of the many 13ers that make up Mummy Range. The Mummy Mountains (475K JPG) Major Trails: Bulwark Ridge Trail (Signal Mountain Trail): This trail shares a trailhead with the Lost Lake Trail. 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