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Las Vegas Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

Join the Challenge

The inaugural Las Vegas Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge is a self-paced hiking and trail running challenge up six iconic Vegas-area mountains, including 11,918′ Mount Charleston.  

You choose whether you want to complete them in six days, six weeks, or take the entire year. Set the schedule that works best for you. 

You can climb them in order as you build your strength and endurance, or mix it up. The choice is yours. Your registration will help support Big City Mountaineers, so you'll be doing good for others with each peak you climb.

2021 Las Vegas Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

Overview Map of the Las Vegas Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

The Peaks of the Las Vegas Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

Turtlehead Peak

TURTLEHEAD PEAK – Elevation 6,323′ (1927m)

The most accessible peak in the challenge, Turtlehead Peak in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is strenuous nonetheless. The payoff? Sublime views of Red Rock Canyon and Vegas. 

Trail Guide

Mount Wilson - Las Vegas Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

MOUNT WILSON – Elevation 6,959′ (2121m)

The highest sandstone peak in Red Rock Canyon, Mount Wilson has some Class 3 scrambling via the standard First Creek Trail. This route climbs over 3,400 vertical feet, and is best attempted in spring or fall. The east face of the summit features a dizzying 3,000 foot vertical drop that will take your breath away.

Trail Guide

Bonanza Peak - Las Vegas Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

BONANZA PEAK – Elevation 10,400′ (3170m)

Solitude, pine forests and wild horses are features of Bonanza Peak in the Toiyabe National Forest. 

Trail Guide

Griffith Peak - Las Vegas Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

GRIFFITH PEAK – Elevation 11,056′ (3370m)

Wildflowers and views abound on this hike up Griffith Peak. Best hiked from April to October, and can be combined with Mount Charleston. 

Trail Guides

Mummy Mountain - Las Vegas Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

MUMMY MOUNTAIN – Elevation 11,542′ (3518m)

Physically and technically challenging, the climb up Mummy Mountain rewards you with views that extend hundreds of miles in every direction. Includes a steep Class 3 section of screen and a rock chute to the summit.  

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Mount Charleston - Las Vegas Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

MOUNT CHARLESTON – Elevation 11,918′ (3633m)

The highest peak in southern Nevada, and the 8th most prominent peak in the U.S.. This can be hiked as an out-and-back or a loop, though no matter which you choose, it's a long, strenuous hike. Be sure to check the forecast for potential thunderstorms and wind. 

Trail Guide

Latest 2021 Las Vegas Hike Logs

When the challengers begin logging hikes, their trip reports will show up here.