According to my GPS watch, the ride was a mere 3.89 miles, starting altitude was 7307 feet, highest was 7708 feet, so 400 ft climb. Total ascent was 762 feet (not sure how much I trust this since I'm not sure how the GPS accounts for errors in altitude).
Here I am starting up the trail
lots of rocks to climb over. some I had to walk.
a couple of "play areas" to practice climbing over rocks:
just the right amount of challenge:
more pretty scenery
I wanted to do it again, but then came the rain and thunder. oh well, I was lucky, because I started just after a rain storm and got back before the next. The first rain was not that heavy so the trail was not muddy.
This was an awesome ride.