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Mountain Springs Summit
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Elevation 5,502 ft (1,677 m)
Traversed by SR 160
Location Clark County, Nevada, US
Range Spring Mountains

Mountain Springs Summit [el. 5,502 ft (1,677 m)] is a mountain pass in the Spring Mountains of Southern Nevada in the United States.

The pass is on the summit of a ridge in the Spring Mountains between the Mount Charleston area and the rest of the Mojave Desert and is located on the border of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. The pass connects the Pahrump Valley with the Las Vegas Valley, and it is traversed by State Route 160.

History

The Old Spanish National Historic Trail went through the pass and along the center-south of Pahrump Valley on a route from southwest Las Vegas.

Coordinates: 36°01′01″N 115°30′15″W / 36.01694°N 115.50417°W / 36.01694; -115.50417

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