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

  • Riding area
    Cle Elum / Roslyn
    Roslyn, Washington
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    June - October
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #4461
  • 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
    5,976 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,269 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,067 ft
  • Grade
    3.325%
  • Grade max
    -45.325%
  • Grade min
    42.915%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,222 ft
  • Avg time
    01:46:27
  • Avg reverse time
    00:59:08
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Status:
on Jun 18, 2018
Snow Covered
Avg: 5 (3 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to 1394-esmeralda-basin-trail trailhead (47.436620, -120.936930)
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#1394 Esmeralda... Trail Reports

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Jun 18, 2018 @ 7:38am
Jun 18, 2018
Snow on the upper half of the fortune creek side. 5-6 blowdowns on the Ingalls side but otherwise rideable.
Jun 5, 2018 @ 8:09am
Jun 5, 2018
Snow covered beginning at 5200 feet-but still fun as an OAB
Oct 29, 2017 @ 7:42pm
Oct 29, 2017
Some snow on the trail but still rideable
Sep 30, 2017 @ 11:00am
Sep 30, 2017
Aug 28, 2017 @ 10:27am
Aug 28, 2017
reporter Jolly Mountain Fire is spreading. Trails closed for firefighting!
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Oct 29, 2017 @ 7:42pm
Oct 29, 2017
#1394 Esmeralda Basin Trail

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Washington Endurance Series: Jolly Esmeralda race
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