La Junta Basin Trail

TIME: 6 to 8 hours to the Bridal Veil power plant

DISTANCE: Nearly 4 miles to the saddle between La Junta and Bridal Veil Basins

ELEVATION GAIN: About 4,100 feet

MAXIMUM ELEVATION: 12,820 feet

DIFFICULTY: Very difficult, with a few tricky steps; it is a long haul

TRAILHEAD: 1.7 miles up Bear Creek Road, the second meadow beside a large, flat dome-shaped rock