US 6 – Currant Summit

Currant Summit
El. 6999′

Sharper curves and steep cliffs mark the climb up the pass
The climb from the west is quite scenic and a big change from the journey so far.
Entering a portion of the Humboldt National Forest
At Currant Summit, looking east

Currant Summit is the fourth highest summit on US 6 in Nevada. The alignment has changed little since becoming US 6 in the 1930’s, though the eastern side of the summit has been realigned in a few places.

Go East on US 6 to Ely, NV

Go West on US 6 to Tonopah, NV

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