This is a 13.8 mile loop hike with 5700 cumulative feet of elevation gain that takes about 8-11 hours to complete. The incline mixed with the rock makes for a pretty sketchy situation. Also definitely don’t pass the tree towards the top of TCT, it has a giant M and arrow carved into showing you the way up the scree. After researching, apparently I took the wrong gully and an easier route is slightly northeast of Mummy Mountain (dotted line on map attached). There's a real hazard of slipping and falling even for strong, experienced hikers. This is where you need the hiking sticks. See also Mt. Length 14 miElevation gain 2641 ftRoute type Out & back 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. Trail Canyon- a steady climb of about 1500 feet over 2 miles to the intersection with the North Loop. Charleston, Griffith Peak, Angel Peak and hundreds of miles in all directions. This is a 13.8 mile loop hike with 5700 cumulative feet of elevation gain that takes about 8-11 hours to complete. Heading down the more popular route up Mummy Mountain, on the west side. Furthermore, it is composed of 6 main peaks, all of which are roughly 13,000ft. It's an easy hike on a social trail to another high point that looks out toward Charleston Peak. It's solid limestone scrambling/climbing with little exposure. Mummy Mountain Trail is easily accessed from the Mendoza Ranch Entrance to Coyote Lake - Harvey Bear Ranch County Park on Roop Road. 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. I saw people complete it without trekking poles but they were slipping and sliding all over. 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. 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. Missed the “M” turn off on the tree to start heading up the scree. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from June until October. The turnoff for the scree is on your right about 1.2-1.4 miles after the junction with north loop. From this junction, continue another mile or so to Cave Spring and another half-mile or so to the base of a very large and obvious talus and scree slope. I accidentally summitted the wrong peak, just south of the true peak (pictured on the right). North Loop - Mummy Spring trail junction (view W) Overview. At 5.92 miles and 10,830 feet, just before Lawn Lake, find the Black Canyon Trail and turn sharply right . Absolutely beautiful view from the top and I overall enjoyed the hike. Will not do this hike again but happy to have done it at least once. From the summit there are views of the Las Vegas valley, Mt. Class 3 scrambling the entire time. Fletcher Peak looking toward Charleston Peak. The Mummy Mountains (475K JPG) Major Trails: Bulwark Ridge Trail (Signal Mountain Trail): This trail shares a trailhead with the Lost Lake Trail. North Loop - Mummy Spring trail junction (view W) Overview. Along the ridge to Mummy's Nose, the social trail scrambles up a fun, small Class 3 chute. 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! Mummy Spring Trail becomes a very steep social trail. 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 … I'm an intermediate hiker and scree field/chute weren't as bad as I thought they would be. 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! 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. SO GLAD I made it all the way. Looking back up toward Mummy Mountain on the steep descent social trail. Hiking sticks are a must especially on the way back otherwise it can be dangerous. It's also causing a ton of obvious erosion. Continuing along the base of the cliffs of Mummy Mountain on the east side. Looking back along the social trail. Hiking trip report, map, and photos for Mummy Mountain, Cockscomb Peak, Fletcher Peak, located in Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, Nevada. And just walk straight and to the right to find the little signing log. Take the North Loop Trail to the junction with the Mummy Springs Trail, and follow that trail until it clearly becomes a social trail. 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. Mummy Mountain Hiking. Mummy Mania is an extreme hike along the Mummy Range: one 12,000 foot peak, and five 13,000 foot peaks This trail is for experienced hikers. Mummy Mountain is the second highest peak of the Spring Mountains in Nevada, taking its name from the resemblance when viewed from the east to an Egyptian mummy (personally, I can’t really see this). 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. From the summit you can see Red Rock Canyon, Las Vegas, NV, and Lake Mead. Be sure to bring food and hydration. From Hagues Peak, Mummy Mtn. The Scree Slope - a very steep hill of loose gravel with no clear path. 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. Multiple documented (but unposted) hikes take you he various points of the elongated mountain: the highest point is actually the “tummy”. I also decided to bag Fletcher Peak before descending back down the North Loop Trail. Hiking info, trail maps, and 162 trip reports from Mummy Mountain (11,542 ft) in the Spring Mountains of Nevada Insane hike! 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. Also a short class 4 technical section to climb to reach the summit. From the summit you can see Red Rock Canyon, Las Vegas, NV, and Lake Mead. Mummy Mountain comes into view around 3.2 miles from the trailhead . Location info is only a rough approximation. North Loop - a slightly more gradual climb across the length of the mountain. From its southern tip near Mt. 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. 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. Mummy Mountain on the left, Fletcher Peak on the right. The incline is pretty rough on the way up. Continuing along the base of the cliffs of Mummy Mountain on the east side. Approaching some Class 3 stuff, mostly solid limestone. I ventured over further past that to get some nice views of the canyon. Spring Mountains National Recreation Area. If you’ve made it this far, just keep on going. Spur hikes to 11,059-foot Griffith Peak and 11,528-foot Mummy Mountain (no trail) add extra miles. Definitely for an experienced hiker, even with the experience I have it’s pretty rough but again, worth it. 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. Region: ... Notes: 2/3 of route is trail, but has very difficult, long, loose scree hill. The summit views toward Mummy Mountain were really nice, as were the peaks to the north within the Spring Mountains. 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. Trail leader Sam Drake brings a wheelbarrow to the work site from the start of the Mummy Mountain Trail. It took me 4.5 hours including about 30 mins of breaks to reach the top. Phenomenal hike. Descend via the South Loop, road-walking back to the start. The trail to the peak begins at either Trail Canyon or the North Loop. HIKING STICKS, my god bring multiple sturdy hiking sticks. The mountain is located within the Mount Charleston Wilderness and the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Traverse the scree slope towards the right so you aren’t bear crawling through the trenches all the way up. Leave one at the Lawn Lake Trail parking lot and drive the other up Fall River Road to the Chapin Pass Trail trailhead. Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, NV, Find More Hikes in Red Rock Canyon + Spring Mountains. Just below the obvious summit, the route leads east around the peak and then back up on the south side to gain the summit. Ended up going an extra mile on the north loop before we turned back. And then FINALLY YOU’VE MADE IT! Mummy Mountain is the second highest peak in Mt. If you've been waiting to buy poles this is the hike for it. is an easy stroll over some boulders that gives way to more tundra and easier walking and involves minimal elevation gain. 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. It starts from the Trail Canyon Trailhead and can be broken into 4 sections: I would consider this harder than Griffith due to the scree section. 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. It will give you a feel for real mountaineering. Trace of the route (view W from North Loop Trail) Overview. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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). 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. This is the route to the summit of the highest peak of Mummy Mountain, called Mummy's Tummy. Location info is only a rough approximation. Grunt factor: 4 (5 if you're not altitude acclimated). It is physically and technically challenging. Will be doing again! The views really are spectacular. This is extremely hard so be sure you’re an avid hiker with lots of stamina. Challenging hike with the skree portion being the most difficult. A quick glimpse at Mummy Mountain from a southern part of the ridgeline (the social trail takes you here). You won’t regret it until you have to walk later :). The trail is fine up until you get to the shoot off up the super steep scree slope with tons of loose gravel. Charleston. Looking back down the gully I came up, now on the Mummy Mountain plateau. You’re now on the North Loop Trail. Mummy Mountain Hike Details. Approaching the junction with the Mummy Spring Trail. Chiquita, Ypsilon Mtn., Fairchild Mtn. 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 … A quick glimpse at Mummy Mountain from a southern part of the ridgeline (the social trail takes you here). This was a doozy, definitely for more experienced hikers. Mummy Range is not nearly as popular, but does offer adventures. Just after passing Rancho La Polka Trail, Mummy Mountain Trail is on the right. Poor gal seemed truly agitated that we were taking a route she wasn’t aware of. This is the perfect beginner’s mountaineering route. Always double check data before starting a trip. Views are awesome all along the top. Trail Directions for the Fletcher Peak Mummy Mountain Circuit To Fletcher Peak Summit Getting to Fletcher Peak is pretty easy. At the base of this photo on the left is the route to get to the summit. Just head along the pretty ridgeline. 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. 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. 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. Comments: Mummy Mountain is the second highest peak in Mt. It only took 1hr 45 mins to get back to the car going the same route lol. The hardest fkn hike I’ve done by a million (so far other big ones done are Griffith Peak & Fletcher Peak). Very tough!! The arrow is carved about waist high into a dead tree on the left. Note: We climbed Mummy Mountain as part of a one day Mummy range clean out utilizing a two-vehicle set up. On the way up the North Loop Trail, looking back toward Coxcomb Peak (left center) and Charleston Peak (top right). An amazing hike! I'm not sure where the official trail ended, but the social trail ascends steeply to the rocky ridgeline of Mummy Mountain. is an easy stroll over some boulders that gives way to more tundra and easier walking and involves minimal elevation gain. Then once you get to the top of that hard section THERE IS MORE TO GO, but at least not loose scree stuff. 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. Region: ... 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