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Lehman Creek Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

3.5 mile 5.6 kilometer point to point
73% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 2,054' 626 m
Descent: -5' -2 m
High: 9,818' 2,993 m
Low: 7,769' 2,368 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 38% (21°)

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A 3.5-mile trail bypassing Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive when its closed for winter.

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Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Runner Notes

There is plenty of uneven rocky terrain and occasionally you will encounter logs blocking the trail.

Description

This trail can be accessed from trailheads in both the Wheeler Peak and Upper Lehman Creek Campgrounds. It passes through diverse habitats, paralleling Lehman Creek for parts of the trail. The trail has a lot of switchbacks eventually running through a valley along the base of Wheeler Peak. It has occasional logs blocking the trail, and there is plenty of uneven rocky terrain.

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Lehman Creek Trail Aspens in Winter.
Jan 15, 2016 near Baker, NV
View of Wheeler Peak from the WP campground. Great spot to spend the night!
Apr 11, 2016 near Baker, NV
If you are hiking in the winter, don't forget some snacks and a hot beverage!
Jan 15, 2016 near Baker, NV
Wheeler Peak
Mar 8, 2016 near Baker, NV
Meadow view.
Jan 15, 2016 near Baker, NV

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