As a bonus, once back on the Root Glacier trail, fantastic backpacking spots can be found north of the trail split. Bonanza Peak via 046 Forest Trail. This route has the distinction of offering a classic alpine Cascade climbing experience at the intermediate level, testing the mettle of those who attempt it. Along the ridge line, you get expansive views of the Wrangell and Chugach Mountain ranges, which contains some of the tallest peaks in Alaska. DIFFICULT 3.4 mi. The trail bypasses the summit about 200 feet below so the summit requires about 1/4 mile of following the faint route. Though you'll begin your run on the Bonanza Trail, please be aware that the trail does not lead to Bonanza Peak.You need to exit the trail and follow the Bonanza Peak Summit Spur as it climbs a few hundred yards to the peak. To get to the trailhead, you have to drive US 95 north past the two roads that lead to Kyle and lee Canyons at Mount Charleston. It has two main drainage’s which are both to the East and to the North and is located in Glacier Peak Wilderness. We didn’t get started til after 11am so we finished in the dark forest which was amazing. Ponderosa pines can be seen along the trail. I saw more wild horses than people. A view of Clark Pond is visible to the west. Record your own itinerary from the Wikiloc app, upload the trail and share it with the community. Nearby Hiking Trails. McWilliams Campground via Spring Mountain Divide Trail. On the trail now with our first view of the mountains around us…Copper Peak and Mount Fernow behind… First view of Bonanza Peak and the Mary Green Glacier… At Holden Lake, looking at our route up to Camp, then tomorrow’s summit day route… Nearing camp at Holden Pass, looking down at Holden Lake… 2. The Hike -- Segment 5 -- McFarland Peak Trail Junction to Crest of the Range (3.0 miles) From the junction (Table 1, Wpt.05) with the use-trail to the summit of McFarland Peak, the Bonanza Trail runs southeast to contour up and across the steep Southwest Face of the peak, somewhat steeply at times and with lots of little ups and downs. 17 miles (5 mountaineering/12 trail), nearly 7,000’ gain, 8:45hrs. ... Bonanza Peak via 046 Forest Trail and Spring Mountain Divide Trail. 4. The trail crests the ridge at this open saddle 40 miles) on Highway 95. Ryan Mulroy 4 years, 4 months ago Bonanza Peak Ascent. I saw more wild horses than people. The Bonanza Trail actually goes all the way over to Lee Canyon ending near the ski area. Bonanza Peak and a wild horse. Bonanza Mine Trail U.S. Department of the Interior Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve . Hiking trip report, map, and photos for Bonanza Peak, located in Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, Nevada. After about a 1/2 mile, the Bonanza Mine Trail splits to the right. Bonanza Peak, In/Out Trail. DIFFICULT 3.5 mi. Elevation Profile. One of the support mines for the Kennecott Mine Complex, Bonanza is found 4000 feet above Kennecott at … 3. Watch for the green sign on your left which reads Cold Creek Road. In my opinion Willow Peak is the least desirable peak in Charleston. Bonanza Peak Hiking trail in Lee Canyon Summer Home Area, Nevada (United States). A word on Bonanza Flat access. 3. DIFFICULT 15.8 mi. "10.3.2020~McFarland Peak/Bonanza peak Big CW loop. Bonanza mine itself is a very cool, partially collapsed structure perched just below the ridge. Guardsman Pass View Area is perfect for mountain bike shuttle drop-off for accessing the Wasatch Crest Trail; and six parking spaces are available for jaunts to Clayton Peak and 10420 hikes. The trail is primarily used for hiking and bird watching and is best used from July until September. 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