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Gothic Basin Trail

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Trail

3.5 mile 5.6 kilometer point to point
Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 2,711' 826 m
Descent: -115' -35 m
High: 4,941' 1,506 m
Low: 2,345' 715 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 15% (9°)
Max Grade: 50% (27°)

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Trail shared by Kat Attaq

Enjoy great views of the Monte Cristo area and Gothic Lake.

Kat Attaq

Features Lake · Views · Waterfall

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Sep 1, 2019
Shi Huali
This trail is one of the most challenging and difficult I have ever hiked but it is also one of most wonderful and beautiful! Will come back! 4.5mi
Aug 18, 2019
Vladimir Duk
11mi
Aug 15, 2019
Richard Street
Trail is very clearly marked and outlined highly recommend wearing waterproof shoes. Stunning views and great opportunity to swim.
Aug 8, 2019
Alexander Albert
Had 2L of water, needed 4L. Hike to foggy lake in 3h 30m. Took 2h 15m to hike back down. Was a very strenuous hike but had amazing views, worth it! — 6h 20m
Aug 3, 2019
Anvesha Sinha
Jul 4, 2019
E M
2840 elev. 3.5 hours up 3 hours down 9.2mi — 6h 30m
May 12, 2019
Al G
Sep 1, 2018
Nathan Godfrey
Leaving Sunday night 3.5mi

Trail Ratings

  3.8 from 12 votes

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in Gothic Basin

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#1

in Gothic Basin

#373

in Washington

#7,409

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