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Colchuck Peak Climb

Stacy and I doing an early season conditioning climb of Colchuck Peak. Car to car 12 hours. It was totally socked in with fog and clouds, but still a fun climb. 28 photos
May 19, 2018

Saturday, May 19



1 PM

Aahh breakfast
Stacy on a dangerous stream crossing

3 PM

Colchuck Lake still frozen over
Greedy little begger
The path ahead
Icy

4 PM

The Taj Mahal of cairns

5 PM

Starting up the steeps

6 PM

Stacy working up some steep snow
ROCK!
Stacy kicking steps for a while

8 PM

Scrambling up the final boulderfield
Stacy coming up the summit block

9 PM

SUMMIT STEAK!!!
Summit pose!
Looking back at the summit block

10 PM

Descent into the clouds
Descent
Stacy glissading down the glacial remnant
Descent
Rockfall
Looking up Colchuck Glacier
The sun finally came out on the descent

11 PM

Heading down

Sunday, May 20



12 AM

Ready for beer!
Fungus!
A pretty cool river crossing

1 AM

Fungus!