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Bonanza is beautiful

This was my first time to Bonanza and it was just a stunning trail! So many wildflowers in full bloom. We had the trail to…

Bonanza Peak

A nice hike. The trail had a couple tree obstacles. To get to trail head you need to drive on a rough road. I would…

Bonanza

Great Hike with my lovely Wife!

Hit the Bonanza

The weather was great and it was a nice opportunity to see Cold Water Creek, which I had never visited.  The trail was good with…

Bonanza, Finally!

I’ve been really nervous about making it up Bonanza. I was concerned with road conditions leading to the trailhead and I typically hike solo so…

Switchbacks are making me Bonanza!

The toughest part of this hike was the rocky road leading up to the trailhead! You need to be in a high clearance vehicle! My…

Bonanza Peak

The trail ended up being 4 miles longer due to the road being impassable after one of the first turn offs. It was pretty hot…

Bonanza

Monsoon rains washed out lots of trail

Bonanza is Buzzing!

A great cloudy start!  The bees and flies were plentiful up at the top!  If you are planning a hike, please  take a new notebook…

Bonanza Campout

It rained a bit.  Route is about 2 miles longer than all-trails states.  Trail has some downed trees that create quite an obstacle but manageable. …

Bonanza Peak Run

Beautiful run on a beautiful morning. The skies were dramatic. It rained on us and thundered a lot. Finished in 3 hours.

Bonanza Peak, NV

Our poor car. Last 2 miles to the trailhead was terrible! We have a small SUV, Toyota Rav4. We should have turned around and skipped…

Beautiful day on Bonanza

Beautiful day to hike Bonanza! Wildflowers in bloom so the meadow was especially beautiful. Hike was tough but probably my favorite so far. There were…

Blooming Bonanza

Bonanza Peak was a beautiful hike with aromatic blooming wildflowers were the bees protected their pollen and the trees swung in the sun. The weather…

Bonanza Peak

Nice trail and steady climb. Trail was in good condition and hike was a blast. It was longer than the posted 7is miles. Ended up…

Sunday solitude up Bonanza Peak…

Bonanza Camp Rd is rough, but passable… my Outback got up it ok, just verrry slow. Despite my lazy 10am start I was the only…

bonanza bold

My first time doing Bonanza! I usually hike alone, but to get there you do need 4 wheel drive for the 2 mile camp bonanza…

Dead Feet Hike

There is a two-mile dirt road to the trail head. Recommended for mid clearance vehicles only, and I wouldn’t suggest going when it’s muddy. The…

Bonanza with el Jeffe

A little warm in the beginning and end, but a nice hike overall. Lots of wildflowers and a cool breeze once on the ridge. The…

Bonanza!

Last of the Six Pack of Peaks – Bonanza Peak.  Started around 6:30am and got to the summit around 10am. Lots of flowers around. There…

Wildflower Bonanza

First off, let’s talk about the road to the trailhead. The actual trailhead is at the end of a bumpy two-mile gravel road. We got…

Bonanza Peak 99 Switchbacks

Got to trailhead in four wheel drive over a rough stream bed like access. Someone actually managed to get up there after us in a…

BAM! Bonanza peak done.

Beat the heat with an early start, at 7:30 am. Cool breeze on top. The trail is steep without many relief from the grade. Plenty…

Bonanza

Started at 8:26a length 9.5 miles elevation gain: 2,917 Moving time: 5:08 Total time: 5:34 Temp at start: 74*; Temp at finish: 84* All Trails…

Bonanza Peak

Started early at 5 am at the trailhead to beat the incoming heat of the day.   The last 2 miles to trailhead via Cold Creek…

Bonanza Bananassss

75 degree F tops. Great weather with a little breeze! Started at 10:30am and finished by 6pm. Took our time with pacing and taking pictures…

To Bonanza Peak, Wood Spring and back

Google maps says the North TH was permanently closed.  This is NOT true.  I requested an edit change.  There are new tree falls on the…

Bonanza Peak

Lots of fallen trees (maybe 4 or more) you have to hop or climb over. The peak was hard to find. 10 miles out and…

Hello Bonanza

The back trail towards  Bonanza is more forgiving and less strenuous but still very challenging.  The trailhead is only accessible with an all wheel drive…

I did Bonanza!!

This was my hardest hike so far.  It was a good thing my daddy bought me new hiking shoes that were much better than my…

Bonanza peak

Great hike with a great friend and pups. Beautiful day, fantastic scenery and views. Road to the trailhead was rough but the hike was worth…

Bonanza Peak

Beautiful views and a great hike! Good amount of snow still on the trail.

Gotcha, Third Times a Charm!

Had to walk 1.5 miles to the Trailhead as the road was icy and covered with snow.  Trail was covered with snow, 1 to 6…

Got Snow?

Bonanza Peak is by far my favorite at of all the Peaks in the Las Vegas challenge! The eighty plus switch backs make the elevation…

Braving Bonanza

The road to Bonanza Peak includes about two miles of very rocky terrain, so definitely take a SUV or at least a crossover to get…

A night I won’t forget!

This was a hike I won’t soon forget, but I did learn a lot about going out by myself and being better prepared for things…

Bonanza Peak

Not that hard as far as Las Vegas hikes go, which can be brutal. Difficult to drive to in 2WD.

Bonanza Peak

I almost wasn’t sure if I was going to make it to the trailhead. I drove my Corolla and there were a few times I…

A “Bonanza” of Forest Beauty

7/6/2021 – Peak 4 of the Las Vegas Six Pack of Peaks Challenge Bonanza Peak (10,400’), 8.88 miles and 2,975 feet in total elevation gain…

Bonanza Peak – Attempt

Attempted to summit Bonanza Peak 07-Mar-2021, made it to the saddle before turning around.  There is a lot of snow on the trail going to…

Bonanza peak – an attempt was made

Full disclosure, I traveled from San Diego to do this hike, other than checking the weather & calling the ranger station the day before, I…