Ruby Crest Trail

United States United States

Worth knowing

The Ruby Crest Trail runs for a length of 59 kilometers through Nevada in the United States.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as hard and it usually takes 3 days to walk the Ruby Crest Trail.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way Generally difficult!
The water supply must be planned in detail in advance and, if necessary, water supplies have to be deposited en route.

On the trail you are completely self-sufficient..
There are no grocery stores along the way, so you have to take all the food you need with you for the entire trail.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Ruby Crest Trail

59 km
Elevation gain
2.900 m
Elevation loss
2.450 m
Highest Point
Wines Peak / 3.311 m
Lowest Point
Southern Trailhead / 2.215 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
59 km
2.900 m
2.450 m
Wines Peak
3.311 m
Southern Trailhead
2.215 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Ruby Crest Trail
  • in a tent/tarp
Solitude on the Ruby Crest Trail
Hardly any other people and you sleep in huts/tents with no contact to villages

The best time to hike the Ruby Crest Trail is:


Arrival to the Ruby Crest Trail

You will arrive via Salt Lake City International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Mietwagen. Duration approx. 5 hours.

Departure from the Ruby Crest Trail

Departure is via Salt Lake City International Airport.

You can get to the airport per Mietwagen. Takes about 5 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Ruby Crest Trail

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