Gothic Basin


Backpack - Gothic Basin

Camp amongst high lake basins, mountain peaks and glorious views.

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 9.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,840 ft

9:00 AM,  Brickyard Park and Ride--160th and I-405

This trip is difficult but short.  Trail is rough  and rocky with some minor scrambling spots. 4.6 Miles to Basin- 2840' gain, 1.5 Miles further to Foggy Lake. Glorious views and wandering outings in evening and morning before heading out.  


Gothic Basin

  • Green Trails Mountain Loop Highway No. 111SX

    Green Trails Sloan Peak No. 111

    Green Trails Monte Cristo No. 143

    USGS Sloan Peak

    USGS Monte Cristo
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials plus overnight gear which may include:

  • Tent with footprint/ground tarp
  • Stove and fuel
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Water filter
  • Bear canister or Ursack required-no trees to hang food.
  • Cooking pot/pan with plate and utensils
  • Toilet paper and shovel or blue bag to deal with waste
  • HIking poles for steep scrambly spots and steep down return
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