Esmeralda Basin


Day Hike - Esmeralda Basin & Fortune Creek Pass

Esmeralda Basin and Fortune Creek Pass

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,750 ft

7:30 AM at Preston P&R

Late-season wildflower hike with outstanding views of the Stuart Range and Esmerelda Peaks. Leader brakes for photos! Sign up for one or all three hikes of this Teanaway mini-series, including Navaho Pass on 9/6 and Beverly Creek/Tooth Saddle on 10/5.


Esmeralda Basin

  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Green Trails Mt Stuart No. 209

    USGS Mount Stuart
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