Dragontail Peak/Colchuck Col

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Basic Alpine Climb - Dragontail Peak/Colchuck Col

Dragontail Peak/Colchuck Col

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  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 5,440 ft

6:00 AM at Lake Stuart Trailhead

We will car camp along  Icicle Creek at Eightmile campground on Friday night, so that we can get an early start on Saturday. Have some cash to pay a share of the campground fee. Priority to Tacoma Basic Climbing students. Please wait until registration opens before contacting the leader.

Route/Place

Dragontail Peak/Colchuck Col



  • Green Trails Mt Stuart No. 209

    USGS Enchantment Lakes

    Green Trails Chiwaukum Mtns No. 177

    USGS Mount Stuart
  • 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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