August 27, 2016: Enchantments One-Day Traverse (Alpine Lakes Wilderness, Washington)

Because The Enchantments are very very popular, you need to enter a lottery to get a permit to stay overnight there. But you don't need to do anything special for day use — so I hiked the entire 20 miles from Stuart Lake Trailhead to Snow Lake Trailhead in a single day. (For the record, I don't recommend it; the second half was pretty boring. It'd be better to go in and out on the Colchuck Lake side.)

Here's a map.

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