CHS 1 Hike - Colchuck Lake

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Colchuck Lake

This is a terrific hike, led at a CHS 1 pace, and gives an early season look into the Enchantments.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft

There is a very good hike description on the WTA site, here.  Check that out.

I'll send an email the week before to help us with logistics. Definite possibilities for camping on Friday.  We'll pick a fun spot to stop for dinner on the way back.




Colchuck Lake

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

    USGS Enchantment Lakes

    Green Trails The Enchantments No. 209S
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Ten Essentials. Every trip. Every time.  Please don't forget your map - Green Trails 209S and the USGS store has downloadable USGS quad maps.

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