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583 mi 938 km of trail 7 Runs

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 26 Trails Intermediate Trails 55 Trails Hard Trails 47 Trails

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gem Favorite Mason Lake

Mason Lake

(9) Riverbend, WA
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Tank Lakes

(1) Skykomish, WA

Runs in Alpine Lakes Wilderness - 7

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Favorite Colchuck Lake
Difficult

Enchantments Traverse

19.1 mi 30.8 km • Point to Point • 4,556 ft Ascent 1388.81 m Ascent

(67) Leavenw…, WA
Favorite Colchuck Lake
Intermediate/Difficult

Colchuck Lake

8.3 mi 13.4 km • Out and Back • 2,222 ft Ascent 677.35 m Ascent

(39) Leavenw…, WA
Favorite A few rock cairns along the way. Red mountain in the background.
Intermediate/Difficult

Kendall Katwalk

10.8 mi 17.4 km • Out and Back • 2,443 ft Ascent 744.49 m Ascent

(32) Riverbend, WA
Favorite The key perk of backpacking? Front row seats to sunrises.
Intermediate/Difficult

Spectacle Lake

19.5 mi 31.3 km • Out and Back • 2,603 ft Ascent 793.54 m Ascent

(7) Skykomish, WA
Favorite At the top looking to right right while on the ridge line. Moses Lake below.
Intermediate/Difficult

Bandera Mountain

8.2 mi 13.1 km • Out and Back • 3,055 ft Ascent 931.15 m Ascent

(12) Riverbend, WA
Favorite Mount Rainier from the Ira Spring Overlook
Intermediate

Mason, Island, & Rainbow Lakes

10.5 mi 17.0 km • Out and Back • 2,772 ft Ascent 844.85 m Ascent

(7) Riverbend, WA
Favorite Mount Rainier from the Ira Spring Overlook
Difficult

Thompson Lake via Mt. Defiance

16.1 mi 25.8 km • Loop • 5,068 ft Ascent 1544.59 m Ascent

(3) Riverbend, WA

Trails in Alpine Lakes Wilderness - 121

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5.6 mi 9.0 km #1Colchuck Lake Trail #1599.1
Intermediate/Difficult
Leavenworth, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.6 mi 9.0 km Leavenworth, WA 10 
3.8 mi 6.2 km #2Ira Spring (Mason Lake) Trail #1038
Intermediate
Riverbend, WA
Intermediate
3.8 mi 6.2 km Riverbend, WA 24 
2.7 mi 4.3 km #3Talapus Lake Trail #1039
Easy/Intermediate
Riverbend, WA
Easy/Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.3 km Riverbend, WA 20 
72.1 mi 116.1 km #4PCT: Snoqualmie Pass to Stevens Pass
Intermediate/Difficult
Riverbend, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
72.1 mi 116.1 km Riverbend, WA
29.9 mi 48.1 km #5Icicle Ridge Trail #1570
Intermediate/Difficult
Leavenworth, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
29.9 mi 48.1 km Leavenworth, WA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #6Spectacle Lake Trail
Easy
Skykomish, WA
Easy
0.7 mi 1.1 km Skykomish, WA
4.1 mi 6.6 km #7Chain Lakes
Difficult
Skykomish, WA
Difficult
4.1 mi 6.6 km Skykomish, WA
10.0 mi 16.0 km #8Deception Creek
Intermediate/Difficult
Skykomish, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
10.0 mi 16.0 km Skykomish, WA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #9Lila Lakes Trail
Intermediate
Skykomish, WA
Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Skykomish, WA
4.7 mi 7.6 km #10Deception Pass
Intermediate
Skykomish, WA
Intermediate
4.7 mi 7.6 km Skykomish, WA
4.3 mi 7.0 km #11Stuart Lake Trail #1599
Intermediate/Difficult
Leavenworth, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.3 mi 7.0 km Leavenworth, WA 13 
6.6 mi 10.6 km #12West Fork Foss Trail #1064
Intermediate/Difficult
Skykomish, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
6.6 mi 10.6 km Skykomish, WA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #13Alta Mountain Trail
Difficult
Skykomish, WA
Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km Skykomish, WA
4.4 mi 7.1 km #14Denny Creek Trail #1014
Intermediate
Riverbend, WA
Intermediate
4.4 mi 7.1 km Riverbend, WA 11 
11.4 mi 18.3 km #15Snow Lakes Trail #1553
Difficult
Leavenworth, WA
Difficult
11.4 mi 18.3 km Leavenworth, WA
3.8 mi 6.1 km #16Rachel Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Skykomish, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.8 mi 6.1 km Skykomish, WA
5.7 mi 9.1 km #17Chatter Creek Trail #1580
Difficult
Leavenworth, WA
Difficult
5.7 mi 9.1 km Leavenworth, WA
3.5 mi 5.6 km #18Eightmile Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Leavenworth, WA
Easy/Intermediate
3.5 mi 5.6 km Leavenworth, WA
4.3 mi 6.9 km #19Icicle Gorge Loop Trail #1596
Easy
Leavenworth, WA
Easy
4.3 mi 6.9 km Leavenworth, WA
2.8 mi 4.6 km #20Melakwa Lake Trail #1011
Intermediate
Riverbend, WA
Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.6 km Riverbend, WA

Photos of Alpine Lakes Wilderness - 176

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Colchuck Lake
Aug 12, 2015 near Leavenw…, WA
Views of the jagged Dragontail Peak across Colchuck Lake.
Jun 7, 2017 near Leavenw…, WA
A mountain goat and his domain (Dragontail Peak in the background).
Jun 27, 2016 near Leavenw…, WA
Gnome Tarn, looking toward Mount Prusik.
Dec 19, 2015 near Leavenw…, WA
8 Mile Lake, near Leavenworth WA.
Jul 30, 2017 near Leavenw…, WA
Lake Viviane after a long and hard climb.
Nov 12, 2015 near Leavenw…, WA
Sunrise Over Prusik Peak
Feb 19, 2019 near Leavenw…, WA
View of Isolation Lake in the Enchantments, WA
Nov 7, 2017 near Leavenw…, WA

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