Colchuck Peak, Washington

Prominence: 665 ft, 202 m

Elevation: 8705 feet, 2653 meters

True Isolation: 0.49 mi, 0.79 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8709 ft / 2654 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 28' 42'' N, 120° 50' 47'' W
47.478348, -120.846468 (Dec Deg)
662253 E 5260571 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionChelan

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Lists that contain Colchuck Peak:
     Wenatchee Mountains "Back Court" Top 100 (Rank #3)
     Washington State Top 100 Peaks (Rank #36)
     Smoot's "Climbing Washington's Mountains" 100 Peaks (Rank #22)
     Washington Bulger List (Rank #33)
     Washington State Top 200 Peaks (Rank #36)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Climbing Washingtons Mountains (Smoot)
       Summit Routes: Washington's 100 Highest Peaks (Stephenson, Bongiovanni)
       Cascade Alpine Guide, Vol. 1 (Beckey)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2005-04-23 by Eric J. Johnson
     2007-06-22 by Joshua Ricardi
     2009-05-10 by Milda Tautvydas
     2009-06-27 by Quinn McKee
     2010-07-12 by Trey Pinkerton (Unsuccessful)
     2011-06-17 by John Morrow
     2011-06-26 by Nathaniel Stott (GPS Track)
     2013-05-26 by Sean Albert
     2014-06-01 by Carry Porter
     2014-06-07 by Julie Myer
     2014-08-15 by Chad Straub (Unsuccessful)
     2014-09-11 by Jeffrey Wright (GPS Track)
     2014-09-11 by Priti Wright
     2015-04-26 by M K
     2015-05-15 by Keith Gates
     2015-05-17 by Petro Ksondzyk (GPS Track)
     2015-05-30 by Brandon Myers (GPS Track)
     2015-06-06 by Peter Tran
     2015-06-06 by Russ Kula (GPS Track)
     2015-06-06 by Joanne Najdzin (GPS Track)
     2015-07-11 by Chad Straub (GPS Track)
     2015-11-07 by Roy Scholl (Unsuccessful)
     2016-05-30 by Kristian Kalsing (GPS Track)
     2016-06-19 by Jaime McCandless (GPS Track)
     2017-05-14 by KD (Krishna Dase) (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2017-06-11 by Christopher Frobel
     2017-06-11 by Gabe O'Leary

View ascents of peak by registered members (264 total)

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Climbing up Colchuck Glacier. Note the steps kicked into the slope and the two climbers we followed. (2015-11-07). Photo by Roy Scholl .
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 665 ft/202 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 705 ft/214 m
  Line Parent: Dragontail Peak
  Key Col: 8040 ft/2451 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.49 mi/0.79 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 47.4758, -120.8367
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: South Washington Cascades
Range5: Wenatchee Mountains
Range6: Stuart Range
Drainage BasinsWenatchee
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area
Topo MapEnchantment Lakes O47120d7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Waking up to a Snow Storm on day 3 (2015-11-07). Photo by Roy Scholl .
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Western Smaller Colchuck Glacier (2015-11-07). Photo by Roy Scholl .
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