14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Turquoise water at Blanca Lake

Blanca Lake was the longest hike that I've ever done. It ended up being about 13 miles since the road up to the trailhead was closed. It took so long to get to the lake, but it was worth it.

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Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Index, Washington, United States of America
Copyright: © Laura Claypool