Great Basin Hikes

ShareTweet While the Wheeler Peak Hiking trail is not the longest at Great Basin National Park, completion of it offers the best bragging rights and the most personal sense of accomplishment.  When is the last time you or someone you know hiked all the way up to an elevation over 13,000 feet (13,065 to be […]

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ShareTweet Adam Jewell At the Summit of Mt. Wheeler – July 31, 2010 After completing the hike up to the top of Wheeler Peak at Great Basin National Park in Baker, Nevada, enjoying the sights being able to breathe again and snapping some amazing photos, the time came to hike back down.  The hike to […]

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ShareTweet Unlike the Bristlecone forest in Big Pine California where you can drive all the way up to the Schulman Grove, hop out of your car and see the Bristlecone Pine trees, to see the Wheeler Bristlecone Pine grove at Great Basin National Park you’ve got to hike for the view after the 12 mile […]

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ShareTweet At Great Basin National Park you will find the only glacier in Nevada.  You can hike to it and enjoy the sights of a Bristlecone Pine Grove along the way all in one hike!  There aren’t to many Bristlecone Pine groves around because the Bristlecone generally seems to reside in harsh mountain conditions around […]

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ShareTweet The Mountain View Nature Trail at Great Basin National Park is a quick stroll that begins and ends at the Great Basin Visitor Center by the Lehman Cave entrance.  It goes for a total of .3 miles and goes through a Pinion and Juniper forest.  Signs and benches dot the trail to educate hikers […]

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