One of the better hikes in Big Bend

Looking back towards the trailhead and the Chisos Basin further in the distance.
User: Austin Explorer - 10/14/2001

Location: Big Bend - Lost Mine Trail

Rating:
Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 4.70 Miles  Elapsed Time: 4 hours, 18 minutes

Comments:

This was the first of many hikes we did in Big Bend and it's one of the best for a relatively simple day hike.  The rewarding views at the end of trail were obviously a hit with the other hikers on the trail, of which they were many.



Log Photos
Starting point
Trail View
Trail View
Ridge
Switchbacks
Juniper Canyon
Chisos Basin
Near the top
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