Backpacking Nevada

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Backpacking Nevada is your guide to adventure in the most mountainous state in the contiguous U.S. Explore Nevada's expansive backcountry, from the popular Tahoe Rim Trail and its dazzling view of late Tahoe, to the bristlecone-pine forests of the Mt. Charleston Wilderness outside of Las Vegas, to the roaming grounds of elk and antelope in the remote Jarbidge Mountains. Follow the winding canyons carved by the creeks that flow into the Quinn River, or camp at a subalpine lake in the craggy peaks of the Ruby ...
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Overview

Backpacking Nevada is your guide to adventure in the most mountainous state in the contiguous U.S. Explore Nevada's expansive backcountry, from the popular Tahoe Rim Trail and its dazzling view of late Tahoe, to the bristlecone-pine forests of the Mt. Charleston Wilderness outside of Las Vegas, to the roaming grounds of elk and antelope in the remote Jarbidge Mountains. Follow the winding canyons carved by the creeks that flow into the Quinn River, or camp at a subalpine lake in the craggy peaks of the Ruby Mountains. Discover the verdant meadows and spring wildflowers in the East Humboldt Mountains, and the fall-color fireworks of the aspen groves on Table Mountain. Containing 23 trips with trail mileage, elevation gain, days on the trail along with comparative ratings for scenery, solitude and difficulty.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780899973227
  • Publisher: Wilderness Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/2004
  • Series: Backpacking Series
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 699,851
  • Product dimensions: 0.52 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Featured Trips Overview Map viii
Map Legend xii
Featured Trips Summary Chart xiii
Introduction 1
How To Use This Guide 3
General Tips on Backpacking in Nevada 7
A Word About Horses 11
Wild Areas of Nevada
Carson Range 15
Santa Rosa Range 16
Jarbidge Mountains 18
East Humboldt Mountains 21
Ruby Mountains 23
Toiyabe Mountains 25
Toquima Range 28
Monitor Range 29
Snake Range 31
Great Basin National Park 32
Spring Mountains 34
Featured Trips
Carson Range
1 Tahoe Rim Trail: Daggett Pass to Brockway Summit 39
2 Mt. Rose and Bronco Creek 59
3 Ophir Creek Trail 67
Santa Rosa Range
4 Summit Trail 75
Jarbidge Mountains
5 Jarbidge and Emerald Lake Loop 85
6 East Fork Jarbidge River and Cougar Creek Loop 93
7 Gods Pocket Peak Trail to Camp Creek 101
East Humboldt Mountains
8 Winchell Lake Trail 107
9 Greys Lake Trail 113
Ruby Mountains
10 Soldier Lakes Basin 119
11 Right Fork Lamoille Creek 125
12 Ruby Lakes 131
13 Ruby Crest Trail 137
14 Overland Lake Trail 155
Toiyabe Mountains
15 Toiyabe Crest Trail 159
16 North Twin and South Twin Rivers Loop 171
17 Stewart Creek Loop 177
Toquima Range
18 Mt. Jefferson Loop 183
Monitor Range
19 Table Mountain Traverse 189
Snake Range
20 Mt. Moriah 195
Great Basin National Park
21 Baker Creek Loop to Baker and Johnson Lakes 203
Spring Mountains
22 Bonanza Trail 211
23 Charleston Peak: North Loop and South Loop Trails 217
Bibliography and Suggested Reading 225
Index 227
About the Author 230
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