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This rock has some of the best alpine rock I have ever climbed. But its still alpine, so there is always loose stuff.
From the Colchuck Lake, head up Aasgard pass until you are about 400 feet above the lake. Head left through dense bushes to the obvious gully leading up to Colchuck Balanced Rock.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Colchuck Balanced Rock:
Leche La Vaca 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 4 pitches
The Tempest 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A2 Trad, Aid, 10 pitches
The Scoop 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, 10 pitches, 1000'
West Face 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, 9 pitches
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Colchuck Balanced Rock Col (East Lake Side Approch) 3rd 1- 1 I M 1a WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : Colchuck Balanced Rock
A very scenic and direct line with meadowy views of Dragon Tail and Colchuck Mountain in open forest. There is no laurel thrashing or scree involved and no lost ground since every foot fall takes you closer to your destination. Once familiar it shaves an hour off of the old approach. From where the trail meets Colchuck Lake take the left fork staying high on the ridge and avoiding the many spurs that lead down to the waters edge.Find your way to the small dam on the North end of the lake....[more] Browse More Classics in WA
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