ACCESS: The Tin Cup Trailhead at Pettit Lake is very popular with limited parking. Be ready with a back-up plan if you cannot find a parking spot. Park only in designated sites. Please do not park off the side of the road in the sagebrush or other vegetation, it destroys the delicate alpine habitat. There is some overflow parking at the Tin Cup Horse Trailhead.
Trailhead: Pettit Lake/Tin Cup Trailhead
Round trip: 17 miles
Elevation gain: 3000 ft
The Alice-Toxaway loop is very popular and one of the only true loops in the Sawtooths. The loop can be hiked in either direction. Snowyside pass, between the Alice and Toxaway drainages, has snow late into the summer. Expect high creek crossings in early summer. This is a popular loop, please help take care of it. Campfires are never allowed in the Alice and Toxaway drainages.