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Dragontail Peak  


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Elevation: 8,840'
Location: 47.4789, -120.83318 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Dragontail Peak is located within the Enchantments, off of the Icicle Creek access road. Park at the end of the road and begin hiking on the Mt. Stuart trail, but at around 2.5 miles go left towards Colchuck Lake (there will be a sign at the split in the trail). Continue until you get to Colchuck lake. Dragontail Peak is on the South end of the lake, just right of Asgard Pass.

Getting There 

Drive to Leavenworth Washington, take Icicle Creek road, then turn onto Bridge Creek road, and park at the end of the road at the Mt Stuart trail head.

Climbing Season



Weather station 12.8 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Dragontail Peak:
Triple Couloirs   WI3 M3 Steep Snow R     Mixed, Ice, Snow, 20 pitches, 2500'   
Gerber-Sink   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b WI3+ M4 Steep Snow     Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, 10 pitches, 2000'   
Serpentine Ridge   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 13 pitches, 2000'   
Backbone Ridge   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 12 pitches, 2000'   
Dragons of Eden   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 12 pitches, 2000'   
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Photos of Dragontail Peak Slideshow Add Photo
Dragontail Peak above Colchuck Lake
Dragontail Peak above Colchuck Lake
Dragontail Peak.  Backbone ridge is the lower of t...
Dragontail Peak. Backbone ridge is the lower of t...
Dragontail from Colchuck Lk.
Dragontail from Colchuck Lk.

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