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You start at the Upper Bristlecone Trailhead near the ski area in Lee Canyon. We hiked the entire... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Cherie P
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Pahrump, Nevada
Great walk up to ancient trees and mountain views

Start at the upper Bristlecone trailhead for a shorter but still excellent walk up in the Spring... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Y8215WKtimb
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

You start at the Upper Bristlecone Trailhead near the ski area in Lee Canyon. We hiked the entire loop...about 6.2 miles including a short distance on the road better Lower trailhead and Uppper trailhead. The hike was not difficult and was very enjoyable due to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Start at the upper Bristlecone trailhead for a shorter but still excellent walk up in the Spring Mountains. Weather is likely to be much cooler here than down in Vegas and makes it a comfortable place to hike in the summer. You can walk the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Y8215WKtimb
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We enjoyed taking a hike on the Bristlecone Trail We hiked just part of it and did the section closest to the si lodge. Its a very nice trail with nice views of the ancient bristlecone pines and the scenic mountain area.

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank mini
Reviewed 16 July 2017

These two hikes are located on the Lee Canyon side of Mount Charleston. Or near the ski lodge. There are two different starting points, one called "Lower Bristlecone" and one called "Upper Bristlecone". If you start at one point and finish at another point total...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank lasvegasfreeway
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Awesome trail both way. Normally we are doing from lower to upper. Love this trail in Fall especially mid of September. Don't wait so long as leaves start changing and fall on the ground after that... Great Hiking Trail ..

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is a moderate 6 mile loop trail, but you can hike much shorter distances and turn back whenever you're ready. Good place to see Ponderosa Pines, Bristlecone Pines and Juniper as well as Quaking Aspen. Know that the weather can get much cooler here--be...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Julie W
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Take the trailhead by the ski lodge for the best hike and scenery. Make sure to look for the Bristlecone pine trees as they are unique only to higher elevations. Definitely a must in the summer when the temperatures are too hot in Las Vegas....More

Date of experience: October 2016
4  Thank JeffandDiane89
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