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Keystone Thrust

Intermediate
 3.8 (10)

A short run out to one of the most significant geological features in Red Rock Canyon.


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Map Key

1.0

Miles

1.7

KM

81%

Runnable

5,216' 1,590 m

High

4,948' 1,508 m

Low

316' 96 m

Up

164' 50 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

23%

Max Grade (13°)

Dogs Unknown

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Description

From the White Rock Loop, head up the singletrack path to the Keystone Thrust. Even though the trail is a mile long, you'll enter the thrust around the 0.75-mile mark. At the thrust, you can easily go off trail to scramble around this ancient rock formation. Continuing to the end of the trail will put you on a ridge overlooking Calico Basin, Turtlehead Peak, and the Keystone Thrust.

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Shared By:

Caleb Joyce

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  3.8 from 10 votes

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  3.8 from 10 votes
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#80

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#10,109

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Photos

Looking out over Red Rocks from the top of the Keystone Thrust.
Apr 19, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
View of the Keystone Thrust from the end of the trail.
Apr 19, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
Hikers set off clockwise on the White Rocks Loop
Apr 9, 2018 near Summerl…, NV
Heading back down to the White Rock Loop.
Apr 19, 2017 near Summerl…, NV

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