Mount Hoquiam


Alpine Scramble - Mount Hoquiam

A classic low elevation scramble/bush whack in the SW corner of the Olympic Mountains. Nice, short Class 2 rock scramble at the summit. Preference given to Olympia Alpine Scrambling students until 30 June.

  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,909 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

Meeting Time/Place:  5:30 am; Martin Way Park and Ride, Lacey, WA; Exit 109 from I-5, turn east on Martin Way.


Mount Hoquiam

  • USGS Mount Hoquiam

    USGS Wynoochee Lake

    Green Trails Mt Christie No. 166

    Custom Correct Quinault-Colonel Bob
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots (Heavy backpacking or hiking boots are fine)
  • Harness or webbing to make one
  • 2 Prussik loops
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