Colchuck Peak/East Route

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Colchuck Peak/East Route

Will hike in on Saturday, camp overnight and climb early Sunday morning.

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  • Sun, May 29, 2016
  • Olympia Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing, Scrambling
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 4, Technical 4
  • Moderate

Meet at Martin Way Park & Ride on Saturday, May 28th, at 7:00am.

Priority to Olympia basic climbing students.  Contact leader for sign up.

After the climb on Sunday, we pack up camp and like to have dinner in Leavenworth if folks are able to join us.

Route/Place

Colchuck Peak/East Route



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

    USGS Enchantment Lakes

    Green Trails The Enchantments No. 209S
  • See full route/place details.
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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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