McGill, Nevada - 5/30-6/1 - 2024

Music Meets the Mountains in McGill

Our eyes may very well roll out of our heads the next time we catch any more social media references to McGill as the "middle of nowhere."

We like to think of our home base in wild White Pine County as the middle of everywhere for adventure lovers like ourselves.

Not only are we surrounded by some of the densest concentrations of high-mountain wilderness anywhere; we're just a proverbial hop, skip and a jump away from the most spectacular state and national parks in Utah and Nevada.

From here, you can get to Cedar Breaks, Kolob Canyons, Snow Canyon, Cathedral Gorge and the main unit of Zion National Park in 3.5 hours or less. Drive another hour beyond that, and you'll find yourself in the middle of Bryce Canyon or Capitol Reef national parks.

Closer to home – in our own backyard, actually – the forested peaks of the High Schells Wilderness, Egan Range and Great Basin National Park rise more than two miles above sea level.

As for "civilization," we're squarely in the middle of the map between some of the fastest-growing (and nicest) cities in the U.S., from Salt Lake City and the Wasatch Front just over three hours to our east, to St. George and Las Vegas in the south, to Boise and Twin Falls in the north, and Reno-Carson-Tahoe on the other side of Nevada.

We're halfway between the Eastern Sierra and Idaho's Wood River Valley; halfway between Lake Tahoe and Moab; halfway between San Francisco and Denver; halfway between Los Angeles and the Grand Tetons.

No disrespect to Chicago, but to us, that fair Midwestern city is extremely, incredibly remote.

As for McGill? Just take one gander at any map of the West, and we think that you'll agree with us: We're in the Middle of Everywhere.

Ward Mountain Terraces, Egan Range
Schell Creek Range
Kern Mountains
Fortification Range
Antelope Range
Schell Creek Range
Schell Creek Range
Schell Creek Range
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