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Descent from Bridge Mountain Summit
Hiking Around Las Vegas, Red Rocks National Conservation Area
Bridge Mountain Trail
Returning from the summit of Bridge Mountain (full route description)
Bridge MountainHikers relaxing on the summit (view E) Bridge Mountain
Starting down from the summit (view NE)
Bridge Mountain
Starting down the steep summit ramp (view NW)
Bridge Mountain
Descending steep summit ramp (view NW)
route down Bridge Mountain
Bridge Mountain
Descending towards Hidden Forest entrance
Bridge Mountain
Hikers passing Hidden Forest entrance
Bridge Mountain
Route down (view W from Hidden Forest Entrance)
Bridge Mountain
Contouring across hillside (view N from Hidden Forest Entrance)
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Hikers nearing ridge above the bridge (view N)
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Hiker starting towards top of bridge (view W)
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The bridge (view W)
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Hikers on narrow ledge, traversing towards top of bridge (view W)
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Hikers on narrow ledge, traversing towards top of bridge (view W)
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Hikers at E edge of bridge (view W)
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Hiker on landing beyond narrow ledge (view W)
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Hikers on top of the bridge (view W)
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Routes at the bridge (view NE)
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Descending beyond the top of the bridge (view W)
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Turning down towards ascent route (view W)
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Hikers descending first steep pitch (view W)
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Hikers descending first steep pitch towards big ledge (view W)
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Hikers descending steep, exposed rock (view W)
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Approaching "safe" ground (view W)
Bridge Mountain Route
Looking ahead at route across the neck (view W)
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Hikers leaving the neck area (view NW)
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Hikers starting up the steep gully-crack (view NW)
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Hikers in steep, brushy gully (view NW)
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Paint markers are easier to see on the way out (view W)
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Finished with the difficult rock (view W)
Bridge Mountain
High peaks along the escarpment (view SE from the crest)
Bridge Mountain Trail
Hikers on the crest (view N at trail junction)
Bridge Mountain Trail
Tired drivers need to operate with care at the end of the day!

Happy Hiking! All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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