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Fravert Basin Trail

Intermediate

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8.1 mile 13.1 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 2,546' 776 m
Descent: -655' -200 m
High: 12,383' 3,774 m
Low: 9,915' 3,022 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 55% (29°)

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Trail shared by Tom Robson

Enjoy the rarified air on Frigid Air Pass with views of the Maroons AND a wonderful waterfall.

Tom Robson

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This trail begins at an intersection with Geneva Lake Trail. The grade is gentle until the waterfall is reached and is again gentle until the ascent over Frigid Air Pass begins. It can be part of a loop trail connecting West Maroon Pass and Snowmass Lake.

Love's Cabin is a well-known landmark at the junction of Hasley Basin and the north fork of the Crystal. The trail follows the north fork of the Crystal until it goes over Frigid Air Pass. One large waterfall (about 25' high) can be seen about a mile east of Hasley Basin. Fravert Basin is a wide open scenic valley. The back of the Maroon Bells can be viewed from the basin.

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Sep 25, 2018
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Heading toward Frigid Air Pass in the distance, leaving Maroon Pass behind.  Wildflowers bloom out of control in July and early August.
Sep 7, 2015 near Crested…, CO
Heading up Frigid Air Pass above Fravert Basin.
Sep 5, 2017 near Crested…, CO
Still descending off Frigid Air Pass.  Wildflowers late in the season.
Sep 11, 2015 near Snowmas…, CO
Heading up the sublime Fravert Basin toward Frigid Air Pass
Aug 29, 2014 near Snowmas…, CO
Running up heavenly Fravert Basin. Photo: Michelle Smith
Aug 31, 2015 near Snowmas…, CO

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