Deertrail Basin Trail

TIME: 2.5 hours to the basin; 5 to 6 hour loop with Ballard Trail or Silver Lake and Jackass Basins

DISTANCE: About 7 miles round trip for the loop with Ballard

ELEVATION GAIN: Near 1,770 feet to the Bulkeley Wells hunting cabin; more than 2,500 feet to the Deertrail-Ballard Mountain ridge

MAXIMUM ELEVATION: 10,970 feet at the cabin; 11.920 feet on the Deertrail-Ballard Mountain ridge; 12,200 feet on the ridge between Deertrail and Silver Lake


TRAILHEAD: .8 mile to the first meadow