Isolation Lake, Enchantments Alpine Lakes Wilderness


Isolation Lake is the first or last lake you visit on your trip into the Enchantment Basin, depending upon which direction you are hiking the loop.

Campers along Isolation's shore

Campers along Isolation’s shore

If you managed to hike up Aasgard Pass (more than 2,000 ft. elevation gain in less that a mile) than its your first.

Camped at Isolation Lake, Enchantments, Alpine Lakes Wilderness

Camped at Isolation Lake, Enchantments, Alpine Lakes Wilderness

Isolation Lake Panorama

Isolation Lake Panorama

If took the long route past Snowy Lake, then Isolation will be your last lake in the high country before heading down and out.
But either way, its a fantastic place.

Isolation Lake

Isolation Lake

High above timber line it is a world of rocks and ice.

Isolation Lake, Enchantments

Isolation Lake, Enchantments

Blue, gray and white are the colors here.
The air is crisp, sharp, clean.
A meadow is nearby with a small copse of larch hiding the toilet.

Isolation Lake

Isolation Lake

Sunset brings new colors, reds and orange, magenta and violet.

Isolation Lake

Isolation Lake

 

Later the stars appear.

Prints are available here!

Camped at Isolation

Camped at Isolation

Dome in a moon scape

Dome in a moon scape

Isolation is a world of wonder.

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