Dragontail Peak/Colchuck Col

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Dragontail Peak/Colchuck Col

Day before permits go in place, overnight at colchuck lake followed by a climb of colchuck or dragontail.

Info
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  • Fri, May 14, 2021 — Sat, May 15, 2021
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 5,440 ft

Meeting time (and actually the whole trip) depends on when they open the road to the TH. "Tentatively scheduled for evening of 5/14"

I think permits go in place May 15, last minute overnight, camp at the lake Friday, climb Saturday. It’ll be snowy, hopefully accessible. 

Route/Place

Dragontail Peak/Colchuck Col



  • Green Trails Mt Stuart No. 209

    USGS Enchantment Lakes

    Green Trails Chiwaukum Mtns No. 177

    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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