Colchuck Peak/East Route

A challenging scramble or basic alpine climb of 13 miles and 5,100 feet of elevation gain. Hike to Colchuck Lake and then climb the East Route from the Dragontail-Colchuck Col. Enjoy the beauty and views of The Enchantments in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness.

  • Suitable Activities: Climbing, Scrambling
  • Climbing Category: Basic Alpine
  • Seasons: May, June, July, August
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 4, Technical 4
  • Length: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,100 ft
  • 8,705 ft
Map
  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX
  • USGS Enchantment Lakes
  • Green Trails The Enchantments No. 209S
Activities

Upcoming Activities

Basic Alpine Climb - Colchuck Peak/East Route

Climbing Trip
Basic Alpine Climb. Priority for Tacoma basic students/grads
Difficulty: Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 4, Technical 4
Fri, Jun 11, 2021
Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
6 participants on waitlist 0 leaders
Registration closes Jun 9
Tacoma Branch

Alpine Scramble - Colchuck Peak/East Route

Scrambling Trip
A strenuous one day trip on the border of the Enchantments
Difficulty: Strenuous 4, Technical 4
Fri, Jun 18, 2021
Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
1 participant on waitlist
Registration closes Jun 16
Seattle Branch
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