Colchuck Peak Climber's Log

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Jer

Jer - Aug 19, 2008 3:12 pm

Together with Dragontail

Bagged Colhchuck and Dragontail together. Great views!

Doehle

Doehle - Jun 24, 2008 7:24 pm Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2008

Colchuck Glacier  Sucess!

Great day in great conditions. Fair skies and firm snow up, soft snow glissading down. Up and down from car on same day.

Andy Dewey

Andy Dewey - Jun 6, 2008 12:27 pm Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2008

Route Climbed: Colchuck Glacier  Sucess!

Scrambled up with only 100' or so of visibility. Combined with Dragontail, Witches Tower, Little Annapurna, and McClellan all in the same day, starting from Colchuck trailhead. Long day!

Dave S

Dave S - Jun 1, 2008 11:45 pm Date Climbed: May 30, 2008

Colchuck Glacier  Sucess!

Hiked in solo to Colchuck Lake on Thursday evening. The snow froze up nicely overnight and climbed via the Colchuck Glacier with great snow conditions early Friday morning. Beautiful area!!!

YEM

YEM - Mar 28, 2008 2:24 am Date Climbed: Mar 25, 2008

Colchuck Glacier  Sucess!

After climbing Dragontail last spring break, I had to return for Colchuck this year. I had big plans of climbing multiple peaks, but knee/waist deep powder snow and a sore ankle added a lot to the travel time. I only beat the weather on the summit by a half an hour. What a beautiful place. I can't wait until next year.

ecobiker - Mar 3, 2008 9:36 pm Date Climbed: May 27, 2006

White-Out  Sucess!

Although we had planned on climbing Dragontail, we changed our route to Colchuck because of the white out. Beautiful views of the lake before we hit the cloud layer.

raj96290

raj96290 - Sep 20, 2007 2:37 pm Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2007

Colchuck Col  Sucess!

the area was completely in clouds when I came here two weeks ago.
On Jun22 I drove in the night before and started at 5AM from the Stuart Lake trailhead. I went up to Colchuck Col by the Colchuck glacier route. Views were very impressive, truly 'enchanting'. I had a great day overall. hardest part was the drive back to Redmond but managed to be back without events :(

Mr. Clam

Mr. Clam - Aug 21, 2007 9:53 pm Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2007

Colchuck Glacier late season  Sucess!

After being weathered out on Rainier we decided to use our last day in Washington to try Colchuck, hoping that the weather would be better on a smaller peak. It wasn't. It poured rain on us all day. The glacier was melted down to bare ice on the steep part and had running water over the top from all the rain and melting snow. Shrund at the top of glacier was big but still passable on the climbers left.

pkrebs

pkrebs - Aug 20, 2007 6:06 pm Date Climbed: May 12, 2007

Colchuck Glacier  Sucess!

Excellent climb for early season. Views from the summit are incredible, and the glissade down is one of the best I've done.

Pantilat

Pantilat - Jun 20, 2007 2:27 am Date Climbed: May 26, 2005

Colchuck Glacier

Nice early season climb.

alpinerack

alpinerack - May 31, 2007 4:57 pm Date Climbed: May 28, 2007

Coclchuck Glacier  Sucess!

Great day of climbing. Awesome views of Mt. Stuart from the summit.

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setrent - May 31, 2007 12:16 am Date Climbed: May 28, 2007

Argonaut Col  Sucess!

On a traverse from Argonaut.

bacrossman

bacrossman - Nov 28, 2006 9:39 pm Date Climbed: Mar 14, 2006

Colchuck Col  Sucess!

A good day on colchuck. Worth climbing just for the glissade down the Col. in the spring.

jordansahls

jordansahls - Sep 30, 2006 6:51 am Date Climbed: Mar 14, 2006

Bad View in the Fog.  Sucess!

couldn't see anything in the fog, but was still a lot of fun.

TheBootfitter

TheBootfitter - Jul 26, 2006 2:45 pm Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2006

Colchuck Glacier  Sucess!

Beautiful area!!! Enjoyed nearly perfect weather and spent about an hour at the top relaxing and taking in the views. Dragontail was beckoning, but not everyone in the group felt strong enough to tag both summits in a day, so it will have to wait until another day.

ren

ren - May 16, 2006 2:09 am Date Climbed: May 14, 2006

Route Climbed: Colchuck Glacier  Sucess!

Beautiful sunny day and great views.

binersrcool

binersrcool - May 15, 2006 5:34 pm Date Climbed: May 14, 2006

Route Climbed: Colchuck Glacier  Sucess!

A wonderful climb on a beautiful day. Our group could see Baker and Ranier from the summit. Absolutely incredible views. Long and steep at the end, but well worth it- A very fast glissade down the glacier. Oh yah... and I climbed it in a dress :)

Brian Massey

Brian Massey - May 7, 2006 1:59 am Date Climbed: May 5, 2006

NBC  Sucess!

One day, car to car, North Buttress Couloir. Great weather, great conditions, beautiful climb.
Pictures and trip report posted on Cascadeclimbers.com

esugi

esugi - Apr 24, 2006 8:54 pm Date Climbed: Apr 23, 2006

North Buttress Couloir 4/23/06  Sucess!

The road (mountaineers creek) up to the Trail Head is still gated so we had to huff and puff up the road 4 miles just to get to the Stuart Lake TH. What a pain!

Spent a beautiful cloudless night (bivy) at the stuart lake/colchuck lake junction. Off at 4am. Recent snowfall made for interesting climbing. We were the only ones on the route so we had to break trail the entire way. Made the summit at 11am after little trouble on the summit pyramid. Descent via Colchuck Glacier and back to our camp where we packed up and started our long slog back out to the car.

rialtosol

rialtosol - Feb 27, 2006 12:58 am

Route Climbed: Colchuck glacier  Sucess!

Spent a very beatifull, but hot memorial weekend scrambling Dragontail and Colchuck, with a failed attempt at McClelland

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