Colchuck & Dragontail Peaks

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Basic Alpine Climb - Colchuck & Dragontail Peaks

This will be a very long strenuous but rewarding day, tagging both peaks. You must be fit for this climb.

  • Sat, Jun 23, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 5,440 ft

TBD- most likely will start at the TH at 4:30AM. I highly recommend car camping the night before. 

Again, must be fit and ready to be on the move for most of the day. 

Route/Place

Colchuck & Dragontail Peaks



  • Green Trails The Enchantments No. 209S

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

    USGS Enchantment Lakes

    USGS Mt 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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