Basin Trail to Basin Rim

Gilead, Maine

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The Basin is an impressive glacial cirque (a bowl-shaped ravine carved out by a glacier) in the Evans Notch region. The best view of it, which includes impressive cliffs and Basin Pond, is from the Basin Rim, a ridge in the Baldface-Royce Range.
AMC's Best Day Hikes in the White Mountains

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AMC's Best Day Hikes in the White Mountains

by Robert N. Buchsbaum (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)

The Basin is an impressive glacial cirque (a bowl-shaped ravine carved out by a glacier) in the Evans Notch region. The best view of it, which includes impressive cliffs and Basin Pond, is from the Basin Rim, a ridge in the Baldface-Royce Range.

©  Robert N. Buchsbaum/Appalachian Mountain Club Books. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Gilead
Distance: 4.6
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Moderate
Duration: 4.0–6.0 hours
Season: Spring to Fall
Local Contacts: White Mountain National Forest
Local Maps: USGS Topo: Wild River, NH
Driving Directions: Directions to Basin Trail to Basin Rim

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Apr 2018