The Enchantments is an alpine hiking area outside of Leavenworth, Washington. It is a popular backpacking area that requires lottery permits in order to camp overnight. In the past I have been lucky with permits. This year I am planning a thru-hike of the area. The approximately 20 mile hike will gain over 4,500ft of elevation, most of which is during Asgard Pass. The pass gains almost 2,000ft of elevation in ¾ of a mile!

That being said, I would love to know how you would prepare for this type of hike. Has anyone here done the Enchantments thru-hike? Any tips/tricks would be greatly appreciated!

Lake Stuart in Leavenworth, WashingtonLake Stuart in Leavenworth, Washington

 

 

At REI, we believe time outside is fundamental to a life well lived.
Labels (3)
0 Likes