Colchuck Lake


Day Hike - Colchuck Lake

Easy paced hike to a beautiful blue-green alpine lake, with views of Dragontail Peak and Aasgard Pass.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,100 ft
  • Pace: Easy pace

We'll start from somewhere in Seattle/Eastside around 6 AM, with additional carpool locations as needed. This is a beautiful area, the Lake itself is gorgeous, and the hike is amazing. We'll hike at an easy pace, and have a fun  hike, taking time to enjoy the views and take pictures. Optional dinner/social on the way back.


Colchuck Lake

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

    USGS Enchantment Lakes

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

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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