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.

Other Information
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?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:>