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Enchantments August 2002
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Enchantments - Washington Cascades
August 2002

Day 1: Icicle Creek to Colchuck Lake
Day 2: Colchuck Lake to Upper Enchantments via Asgaard Pass
Days 3 & 4: Upper Enchantments to Icicle Cr.

Andy Dealing with a Stubborn Stove

Troop 24 "The High Adventure Troop" Backpacking Trip
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Date(s): August 2002. Album by Cascade Bill. Photos by D. Wilkinson. 1 - 32 of 32 Total. 2102 Visits.
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Group shot. from left, Andy Smith, Jacob Smith, Dave Wilkenson, Steve Fisher, Nick McMahan and Mark Abbott. Edit

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Jacob and Steve Edit

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1st night, Colchuck with Assgard pass in the background. Edit

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Colchuck Lake Edit

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Nick making like a "tight-rope" walker. Edit

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Colchuck camp 1st night: Andy, Jacob, (Steve behind Jacob), and Mark. Edit

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Another view of our lame-o camp. Edit

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Hail Zeus, the God of Fire!!! Edit

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Jacob preparing dinner for the hungry crew. Edit

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Steve cooking backcountry fajitas fr dinner. Edit

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Jacob: An early breakfast before the day's climb. Edit

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Making our way around Colchuck Lake in the early morning. Nice pictures, but I forgot to turn off the "date -time" stamp so I ruined them all!! Edit

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Nick & Steve on our early morning climb up Asgaard pass. 2200 feet in 3/4 mile. Edit

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Steve - Colchuck Lake a few hundred feet below Edit

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Steve and Nick at the top of Asgaard. Edit

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Andy picking his way thru the "Sierra-like" terrain of the High Enchantments. Edit

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"Alpine" Andy Edit

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Typical upper enchantments - rocks, snow, and small ponds. Edit

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Decending into the upper Enchantment lakes. Edit

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There is still plenty of snow in late August. If you look closely, you can see Nick (on the snow by the pond) and Steve (on the rocks to the left). Edit

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A little further along the way. Edit

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Andy and a whole lot of rocks and water. Edit

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We stayed here 2 nights in the upper Enchantments. Edit

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You can imagine the glaciers carving out these ponds and shaping the rocks. Edit

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Mountain goat on the prowl. Edit

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Wait for me, Mom! Edit

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This sure looks like the Sierra Nevada (See 1999 hikes) Edit
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No wonder a reservation is required to visit this area! Didmn't see a single Indian though! Edit

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Nature at it's best. Edit

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Nick, Steve, and Mark in camp,thinking sweet nothings. Edit

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Andy and Jacob pumping a little water. Edit

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