88-09-24    
Landmark Hr Km
Start 09:30 0,00
Jct Shorey Short Cut 09:35 0,19
Jct State Range Trail 10:50 1,98
Ladder 11:15 2,54
Basin Mt. 12:15 3,23
Start 12:46  
Basin's valley 13:30 3,51
Saddleback's base 14:30 4,38
Start 14:45  
Saddleback Mt. 15:30 2,27
Jct Gothics Col 16:00 3,14
"Slide" on left side 16:30 3,67
Fall 17:00 3,93
"Slide" on right side 17:23 4,43
Boulder on the left 17:47 5,58
End 18:00 6,07
Basin Mt. and Saddleback Mt.

This hike is the second of a 3 days trip with a full pack. A day hike one way with our full pack to Basin Mt. and Saddleback Mt. for a total of 6 km in 8 hours including hour of rest. The start is the Slant Rock Lean-to and the destination the Orebed Lean-to. Attention: This is a hard hike especially because of the full pack we were carrying over Basin Mt. and Saddleback Mt.

The trip:

  • Mt. Haystack (trip 88-09-23)
  • Basin Mt. and Saddleback Mt. (trip 88-09-24)
  • Return to The Garden (trip 88-09-25)

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