Mount Hoquiam


Alpine Scramble - Mount Hoquiam

Other than the trail section, this scramble is mostly characterized by a brush bash up to the summit. At the summit there is some nice Class 2 rock.

  • Strenuous 3, Technical 3
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,909 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 mph

Meet:  Martin Way Park and Ride, Lacey, WA 

The Park and Ride is at Exit 109 off of I-5.

Time:  5:00 am

Preference given to Olympia Alpine Scrambling students until 10 March.  


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 boots are fine)
  • Ice Axe (optional - not expecting snow, but it can be useful)
  • Gear to tie into a fixed line [harness (or webbing to make one), Prussik loop, 2 locking carabiners]
  • Optional - If not wearing glasses or sunglasses, safety glasses for the bush whack portion are advisable.
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