Basin Mountain Saddleback Mountain Loop via Phelps Trail

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Basin Mountain Saddleback Mountain Loop via Phelps Trail is a 15 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Keene Valley, New York that features a waterfall and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
15.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
4078 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

wildlife

blowdown

muddy

old growth

rocky

scramble

hiking
15 days ago

Saw bear tracks, wet on the rocks along Slant Rock trail. Beautiful views.

hiking
3 months ago

Great Hike. Recommend getting there early, limited parking near trailhead. We did Basin 1st then Saddleback. Going up Saddleback was a little dicey since you have to climb rock face, we were glad that we didn't have to climb down Saddleback!!

recorded Saddleback Mountain

hiking
3 months ago