McClellan Peak

Trip

Alpine Scramble - McClellan Peak

Thru-hike of the Enchantments with a stop to McClellan Peak. Brutally long day in one of the most scenic places in the northwest.

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  • Strenuous 5, Technical 4
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 20.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,000 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

We will meet in Leavenworth Friday night for dinner and car shuttle prep.  

Saturday morning start time: Lake Stewart Trailhead, 5:30am

Leaving a car the night before at Snow Lake Trailhead, we'll dirtbag it at Lake Stewart Trailhead.  The goal will be to keep a steady, easy pace in what will surely be a day longer than 12 hours.  

The scramble has some steep snow that may be icy.  We will need to bring mountaineering boots, ice axes, helmets, and crampons.  Trail runners or approach shoes can be worn for the majority of this trip.  

Route/Place

McClellan Peak



  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Green Trails The Enchantments No. 209S

    USGS Enchantment Lakes
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