Mount Townsend


Alpine Scramble - Mount Townsend & Welch Peaks

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  • Strenuous 4, Technical 2, Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

We will meet on Saturday September 12th at 8:00am at the trailhead on the north side of the Mt. Townsend trail, which is the Little Quilcene Trail.

We will go up the Little Quilcene Trail where it meets up with the Dirty Face Ridge Trail. Then go across the lower trail on Mt. Townsend to Welsh Peaks. Then come back and go over the top of both peaks for Mr. Townsend. Please read the Mountaineer's policy for Covid 19 and bring a mask to wear when passing other hikers on the trail.


Mount Townsend

  • USGS Mt Townsend

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness
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