The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, nature trips, and backpacking and is best used from June until September. It's nominally 9 miles out and back, with 2200 feet of elevation change. From the Beaver Meadows south entrance take 1. west side of Chiquita lower down and make it to the Chiquita / We can add it! road. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav13n=MSFPpreload("_derived/laplata.htm_cmp_grarialb180110_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav13h=MSFPpreload("_derived/laplata.htm_cmp_grarialb180110_hbtn_a.gif"); } // -->