|Elevation Gain||937 ft|
|Elevation Loss||1,678 ft|
|Starting Elevation||9,337 ft|
|Ending Elevation||8,596 ft|
|Min Elevation||8,596 ft|
|Max Elevation||9,422 ft|
A long, gentle descent from Beaubien to Fish Camp. For the first 1-1/2 miles, follow Apache Creek to Phillips Junction. Then bend to the southeast and follow Rayado Creek to the junction with Agua Fria Creek and Fish Camp.
On the Way
Phillips Junction is a commissary. Showers may be available - fresh fruit usually is available.
Potable water is available at Beaubien, Phillips Junction, and Fish Camp. After the first 1/4-mile, you'll be walking along stream beds, so water is generally available to purify.
Itinerary 2 - day 9 (side hike)
Beaubien: staffed camp with Western lore, branding, horseback rides, chuck wagon dinner (some itineraries), and cowboy campfire. Showers.
Phillips Junction: commissary. Showers.
Fish Camp: staffed camp with cabin tour, fly tying, fishing.