FKT: Candice Burt - Enchantment Lakes Traverse (WA) - 2019-07-08

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Standard route
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Total time
5h 18m 23s

Trip report:

Looking into this route the fastest women's time I could find was on Strava at 5 hours 50 minutes and 22 seconds by Colleen Brehm. I hoped to get under 5 hours, but the route is very technical and I needed to be a bit faster in the first 6 miles to do that. I finished in a total time of 5:18:23, strava lists my segment time as 5:17:44. Still a lot of snow on the middle 6 miles, making it also a bit slower than I hoped. Stuart Lake Trailhead to the top of Aasgard Pass was also slower than I hoped but I made up for it in part by a much faster last 12 miles. The climb up to Colchuck Lake and Aasgard Pass is a beast! Key is to know the route because there is no "one" trail to the top but there are lines that will become far too steep to get up without a rope.