Colchuck Peak is strategically located in the central Cascades, providing outstanding views and a variety of enjoyable. The North Buttress Couloir on Colchuck is a good route option for those looking for something steeper and a bit more technical, yet not overly committing. The upper part of the route, the northwest face, looks awesome, like the classic alpine line that it is.
|Driving Distance from Portland||270 miles|
|Driving Time from Portland||5 hours|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in two or more days|
|Relevant Books||Selected Climbs in the Cascades, Volume I by Nelson and Potterfield Cascade Alpine Guide: Columbia River to Stevens Pass by Fred Beckey|
|Relevant Maps||USGS 7 minute series, Enchantment Lakes, and Green Trails No. 209S: The Enchantments, Washington <href="http: maps.google.com="" maps?f="q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Colchuck+Peak+WA+USA&sll=48.049571,-120.968356&sspn=0.017615,0.045233&ie=UTF8&t=p&z=15"" title="Google map">Google map</href="http:>|