Charleston Peak

Charleston Peak is a 11,916 ft / 3,632 m mountain peak in the Spring Mountains in Nevada, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 10th highest mountain in Nevada and the 2016th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Mount Charleston Peak South, Lee Peak, Reagan Peak, Clinton Peak, Amargosa Overlook, and Cockscomb Peak. Charleston Peak belongs to the Ultras of the US Lower 48, Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section, Las Vegas 52 Peaks, and the Las Vegas Mountaineers Club 50 Classic Peaks peak lists. See the Charleston Peak map, 3D fly around, and the Charleston Peak photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Charleston Peak SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by xpda

104 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Nov 1, 2015. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Trail Canyon to North Loop Trail, south loop and Lee Canyon to Charleston Peak Trail North Loop.

Others who’ve summited Charleston Peak

  • xpda
  • MadTom
  • joeshines
  • tlipovski
  • Mark
  • christopher.begnoche
  • JGuerra75
  • janicebarrow
  • ambercavazos
  • youcbs
  • rcr81

Routes Used trails & approaches

42% Trail Canyon to North Loop Trail

30% south loop

5% Lee Canyon to Charleston Peak Trail North Loop

4% North loop to trail canyon

2% Harris Springs Route

1% Big Falls / Airplane Gully

1% South loop

1% ski resort

1% North Loop Trail

1% Ski Lee and Devils Thumb

1% North Loop to Ski Lee

1% Big Falls / Cliff Bands North of Airplane Gully

1% Trail Canyon to North Loop to Devil's Thumb Shortcut

1% North Loop Trail to Lee Peak

0% Ski Lee to North Loop Trail

0% Same as up

0% Brislecone No Name, then up a ridge up to Lee Peak then NLT

0% Ski Lee

0% Charleston Peak Trail North Loop to Lee Canyon


SNAPSHOTedit info


11,916 ft / 3,632 m


8,241 ft / 2,512 m

Height Rank Range

Spring Mountains


Nevada, United States

Summited by

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  • df234afsef1245r
  • xpda
  • MadTom
  • SDHiker
  • joeshines
  • sulpeng
  • jlsmithlv
  • EKassan
  • orbitor
  • tlipovski
  • jeffhubatka
  • Kevin

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