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Mount Wilson
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Highest point
Elevation 7,071 ft (2,155 m)
Prominence 670 ft (200 m)
Geography
Location Clark County, Nevada, U.S.
Parent range Spring Mountains
Topo map USGS Blue Diamond
Climbing
Easiest route Scramble

Mount Wilson is a mountain located in the Spring Mountain range of southern Nevada. It is located on land managed by the United States Bureau of Land Management as the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, part of the Rainbow Mountain Wilderness Area. It is the highest peak in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

Mount Wilson is 17 miles (27 km) west of downtown Las Vegas in Clark County, Nevada.

Hiking Route

Mount Wilson's sandstone cliffs are accessible to hikers starting at the First Creek trailhead and proceeding west into First Creek Canyon. From there, at least two distinct and strenuous third-class routes lead to the summit.

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