Hiking Upper Bristlecone Trail, NV


Apr. 6, 2019, 9am to 3:45pm

Office/Remote Location

Please meet us in front of the Outdoor Adventures office located in the SRWC.


-Hike Bristlecone Loop Trail, Mt. Charleston-

Upper Bristlecone Trail is a 5.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mount Charleston, Nevada that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate.

- Difficulty Level: Moderate, total 5.7 miles, 931 ft. elevation gain

-Lunch, snacks, & roundtrip transportation are included in the price of this trip-


  • 9:00am Please meet us in the Student Recreation and Wellness Center in front of the Outdoor Adventure office in the lobby, ready for departure.
  • 9:40am-10:40am Vans depart. Ride approximately 1 hour to the Upper Bristlecone trailhead. Park at the Lower Bristlecone Trailhead and hike up.
  • 10:40am-2:45pm Hike the Bristlecone Trail Loop. Fix and eat lunch and enjoy the views along the way.
  • 2:45pm - 3:45pm* Drive back to UNLV.

Please wear:

  • Shoes that you can hike in, tennis shoes are fine.
  • Clothes that you can move comfortably in.
  • Wear layers so that you can adjust as you get warm and cool.

Please bring:

  • At least 2 liters of water. Make sure these bottles are full before you leave campus.
  • A small backpack to carry your water and food in.

Any questions about this trip or trip preparation should be directed to:

*Times of arrival back onto campus are estimated and due to change without notice

Admission Information

This event is open to the public. Registration due by 5:00 p.m., April 2, 2019.

Registration Fee:

  • $34 for Students and Members
  • $44 for Non-members

Registration includes the completion of the Health History form and the Trip Waiver. Please note that both of these forms require a printed signature.

Contact Information

UNLV Outdoor Adventures

External Sponsor

UNLV Outdoor Adventures