Red Mountain Basin

Clovis, California 93619

Red Mountain Basin

Red Mountain Basin Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This trip takes an old sheepherder’s route, known as the Baird Trail, from the subalpine meadows at Post Corral Creek to the stunning alpine scenery surrounding Devils Punchbowl, a lake in remote Red Mountain Basin and a good spot from which to explore the basin. The trek then descends via Meadow Brook, one of the Sierra’s most picturesque subalpine meadows, to take in spectacular views of the North Fork Kings River."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
2,000 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
6 days
Best early July to late August
8,000 feet
Trailhead Elevation
10,000 feet
Top Elevation
Sierra National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Courtright Reservoir, Ward Mountain, Blackcap Mt., Mt. Henry
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