Colchuck & Dragontail Peaks

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Colchuck & Dragontail Peaks

This is a very strenuous day. Climbers must be fit and able to move a full day. Must not be your first climbing experience. We will first climb Colchuck Peak and then traverse over and climb Dragontail Peak. We will descend Asgard Pass.

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  • Sat, Jun 24, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 5,440 ft

Meeting time and place TBD

Very strenuous day climb.  All climbers must be fit and able to move for most of the day. Please do not sign up if this is your first climbing experience.

Route/Place

Colchuck & Dragontail Peaks



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

    USGS Enchantment Lakes

    Green Trails The Enchantments No. 209S

    USGS Mount Stuart
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • An ice axe (not technical ice tools)
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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