SIlver Lake

TIME: 1.5 to 2 hours to the lake

DISTANCE: Approximately 1.6 miles from the power plant to Silver Lake

ELEVATION GAIN: Around 1,300 feet to the lake; nearly 1,700 to the notch dividing Silver Lake from Jackass Basin

MAXIMUM ELEVATION: 11,740 feet at SIlver Lake; 12,120 feet at the saddle into Jackass Basin

DIFFICULTY: Difficult, with a few short stretches of extreme

TRAILHEAD: Bridal Veil Creek crossing, above the power plant