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Stuart and horseshoe lake

Posted: October 13th, 2020, 9:51 am
by CyrusK.
I should've posted this earlier did this trip about a week ago (10/3-4/20). I backpacked to Stuart lake and then dayhiked up to the lesser-known horseshoe lake. I'd gotten into Leavenworth late the night before and camped at Bridge creek CG. The Colchuck trailhead was predictably crowded, I ended up having to park at the Eightmile TH, which was also full to the brim. Stuart lake was luckily much less crowded, and I camped by the far end of the lake.
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Icicle creek at Bridge Creek CG
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Aspens along the Stuart lake trail
The next morning, I hiked up to horseshoe lake. The trail is burnt out (I was covered in fireweed fluff and charcoal) but was pretty easy to follow.
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Morning
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Sunrise on Stuart
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The North face of Stuart
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Horseshoe lake was incredible. The alpine larch were in full display. I wandered around for about an hour and took way to many photos.
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Re: Stuart and horseshoe lake

Posted: October 14th, 2020, 4:48 pm
by Titogoeshiking3
Beautiful pictures!

Re: Stuart and horseshoe lake

Posted: October 17th, 2020, 1:10 pm
by Webfoot
Yes they are. I like the artistry of this one.

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