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
  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX
  • USGS Enchantment Lakes
  • Green Trails The Enchantments No. 209S

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