Mountain Climbing in Enchantment Peak Climb, Wenatchee, Washington USA

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July to October
Wenatchee is the largest city of Chelan County, located in North Central Washington and lies on the west side of the Columbia River. The city is also known as the Apple Capital of the world, due to the valley's many apple cultivations.

The Enchantment Peak is a famous group of rock basin lakes, located in between the Cashmere Crags of the Stewart Range. The top elevation of the peak is at 8520 ft/2596 m and the prime time to visit the mountain is from July to October.

It is perfect for all skill levels, with no technical difficulties, but a very good physical condition is essential. The trail leading to the Enchantment Peak is 24 mi/38 km (out and back), and you will need between two and three days to hike, climb and get back to your car.

Once you reach the top, you will be amazed with the views of the alpine scenery around you. Enchantment Peak and the Alpine Lakes, is a must go mountain climb in the Cascades, driving you speechless with the surrounding wild nature. Take with you a map, a compass and low temperatures camping gear.

How to Get to Destination

145mi/233km, 2hours and 23min
Head East on I-90 E and take exit 85 to WA-970 N towards Wenatchee. Turn left on WA-10/WA-970 and enter US-2 E/US-97 N and continue towards N Wenatchee Ave.
BY CAR FROM Wenatchee
32.3mi/52km, 59mins
From N Wenatchee Ave continue towards US-2 W/US-97 S and stay on US-2 W. Turn left on E Leavenworth Rd, left on Icicle Rd, right again to remain on Icicle Rd, left on NF-7600 and make an open right turn on NF-7601 until you reach a large parking lot and the trailhead.
Sea-Tac International Airport,
146mi/234km from Wenatchee Town

From downtown Seattle, not far from the airport, the King Street Train Station is a perfect way to get to Wenatchee. The station offers an enclosed waiting area, with restrooms, ATM and a ticket office. It is located at 303 South Jackson Street.


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