Sample Hike: #17 Hyndman Creek to Big Basin

from The Day Hiker’s Guide to Sun Valley & Ketchum

View of Big Basin

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The Big Basin is shouldered on three sides by no less than seven peaks above 11,000 feet. Whitebark pines, alpine wildflowers, rocky knolls, and a couple of unnamed lakes enhance this breathtaking basin. Standing in the middle makes one feel insignificant.