Turtle Head Peak (6,323 feet)

Red Rock, Nevada

4 miles up and back; around 2000 feet of elevation gain

December 18, 2006


01Turtle Head- view from Scenic Loop

02Turtle Head from trailhead

03On the trail

04On the trail

05On the trail

06On the trail

07Turtle Head above

08Hadrian and Turtle Head

09Hadrian on guard

10Snow on Red Rock peaks

11Bridge and North Peaks

12Bridge Point and Mountain

13Bridge Mountain

14On the trail

15Saddle and summit are in view

16On the trail

17On the trail

18Saddle above

19Summit above

20Saddle above

21On route to saddle

22Mojave Yuccas

23On route to saddle

24View of the summit

25On route to saddle

26On route to saddle

27On route to saddle

28On route to saddle

29Saddle is near

30At the saddle

31Vistas

32Snow and vistas

33Under the tree

34On route to summit

35Griffith Peak in clouds

36Griffith in clouds

37Griffith peeking out of clouds

38On route to summit

39On route to summit

40On route to summit

41On route to summit

42Summit

43On the summit

44On the summit

45Summit vistas

46Summit vistas

47Summit vistas

48Trailhead below

49On the summit

50Calico and Las Vegas

51Las Vegas

52Vegas and Frenchman Mtn

53Descending

54More vistas

55Look back at the summit

56Look back at Turtle Head

57On route back to trailhead