Table Mountain Traverse

Austin, Nevada 89310

Table Mountain Traverse

Table Mountain Traverse Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"The Table Mountain Wilderness is named for the sloping, roughly rectangular, 12-square-mile plateau along the northern crest of the Monitor Range, home to some of Nevada's largest stands of aspen and to some of the state's most expansive vistas. A thriving population of wildlife and a fine assortment of wildflowers add to the beauty this area has to offer backpackers and other recreationists.

Mid-June to mid-July is an excellent time to visit, just when the flowers are at their peak and plenty of water is running in the streams; late September to early October is a grand time to see the aspens at the height of their glory, audibly complemented by the bugling of male elk. The Barley Creek Trail starts off as a mellow 3.5-mile stroll up the canyon of Barley Creek before steeper terrain must be negotiated on the way up to Table Mountain."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
2,975 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Moderate to Difficult
Skill Level
2 - 3 days
Usually open mid-June to mid-October
Austin Ranger District, Table Mountain Wilderness
Local Contacts
USGS Mosquito Creek, Danville, Green Monster Canyon, Barley Creek
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Dec 2018