Climb the highest peak in Mineral County, Nevada, as a tribute to those who lost their lives on 9/11. This is a rare opportunity to climb 17 miles of some of the most pristine lands in the region and ascend 7000 feet to the summit of Mt. Grant. When you reach the peak you will recieve finisher's award and a breathtaking view at 11,280 feet. The location for the 9/11 Challenge is situated in the high desert of Nevada and near the community of Hawthorne; known as "America's Patriotic Home." Proceeds from this event will benefit the VFW Veteran's Park.
Event details and schedule
Watch for exciting details for our commemorative events planned for Friday, September 9 and Sunday, September 11. Hike begins Saturday, September 10 at 7:00 a.m. at Walker Lake (Cottonwood Drive and Highway 95). Participants are asked to bring own food, water and supplies needed. Finishers will receive awards and will be transported down mountain.