4.5 miles
Distance
1,948 ft
Climb
-1,150 ft
Descent
01:46:27
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    June - October
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking
    #2354
  • Land Manager
    USFS

Start at Esmeralda parking lot, or park at Beverly and ride up the road to the Esmeralda parking lot. Right up the hiking trail (old mining road.) You'll soon pass the turnoff to Longs pass and Ingalls lake (both closed to bikes). Continue on the trail which follows the valley floor for several miles before switchbacking up the north side of the valley. Eventually you'll reach a saddle. Continue over the other side, trail is thin and not well marked, until you reach old Fortune Creek 4wd road. (Note, a great loop is to take a left at road, then left at lake to descend Boulder De Roux back to Beverly parking.)

Trail is mostly ridable but sometimes deep with loose rocks.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for #1394 Esmeralda Basin Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    798 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,269 ft
  • Altitude max
    1.1 miles
  • Altitude start
    4,269 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,067 ft
  • Grade
    3.325%
  • Grade max
    -45.325%
  • Grade min
    42.915%
  • Distance climb
    2.9 miles
  • Distance down
    1.4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,222 ft
  • Avg time
    01:46:27
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on Jul 4, 2016
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Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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#1394 Esmeralda... Trail Reports

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Jul 4, 2016 @ 2:27pm
Jul 4, 2016
A few trees down, generally the trail is in great shape. The road to the trail is closed to cars about about a mile from the trailhead. Not a...
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Washington Endurance Series: Jolly Esmeralda race
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