Backpacking Washington's Alpine Lakes Wilderness: The Longer Trails

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Globe Pequot, 2004 - Sports & Recreation - 231 pages
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Miles of hiking trails surround more than 600 glacier-carved lakes tucked among the craggy peaks of the central Cascade Range that are the centerpiece of this magnificent wilderness. This guide not only covers backpacking options inside the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, but includes many of the popular routes across the highway for a selection of the best overnight hikes in the region.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Wilderness Permit Requirements
9
Backcountry Safety and Hazards
10
How to UseThis Guide
20
Map Legend
24
The Hikes 1 Taylor River to Lake Dorothy
26
Dingford Creek to Myrtle Lakes
31
Dutch Miller Gap
35
Enchantment Lakes
114
Windy Pass
121
Trout Lake
126
Jack Creek
129
Cradle Lake
133
Blackjack Ridge
136
Icicle Creek
141
French Creek
145

Kaleetan Lake
41
Spectacle Lake
46
WaptusEscondido Loop
49
Polallie Ridge
54
Waptus River to Waptus Lake
59
Spade Lake
65
Lake Michael
70
Deep Lake and Lake Vicente
74
Deception Pass Loop
79
Tuck and Robin Lakes
84
Marmot Lake
89
Esmerelda Loop
93
Lake AnnIngalls Peak Loop
98
Forgotten Trail Loop
102
Ingalls Creek
108
French Ridge Loop
149
Leland Creek to Lake Leland
152
Square Lake
155
Lake Lorraine
158
Chain Lakes
161
Frosty Pass
165
Hatchery Creek Trail to Lake Augusta
175
North Fork Chiwaukum Creek to Larch Lake
182
WhitepineFrosty Loop
192
Nason Ridge
198
Necklace Valley
207
Pacific Crest TrailStevens Pass to Snoqualmie Pass
218
Appendix
227
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About the author (2004)

Jeff Smoot is a climber, hiker, and author based in Seattle, Washington. His other books include Hiking Washington's Alpine Lakes: Day Hikes and Easy Overnights, Adventure Guide to Mount Rainier,Rock Climbing Washington, and Climbing Washington's Mountains.

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