Lyall larches, a forest floor covered with huckleberry, mountain peaks with vivid alpenglow, and big skies with a rosy glow. If you can cope with a hike of nine miles, then this photographer’s paradise is waiting for you. Trevor Anderson has the story.
I had the opportunity to visit the Enchantment Lakes located in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness of Washington State this October; an Alpine jewel known nationally now as a photographer’s paradise, specifically in the autumn when the Lyall larches turn golden and the entire basin is radiant. Since the Enchantments have a very fragile ecosystem, a permit system was created to regulate visits during the peak access times: 15th June – 15th October. Obtaining a permit and getting decent enough weather during the permitted period is a rare treat. With the...
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