Wagonwheel Lake & Copper Mountain


Alpine Scramble - Wagonwheel Lake

Conditioner to Wagonwheel Lake and Silver Snag Ridge if weather permitting in prep for climbing/scrambling.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,300 ft

We will meet at the Mud Bay Park and Ride at 7am.

Completed this hike in late January. There was 3-4" of snow approaching the lake. Please plan accordingly! 


Wagonwheel Lake & Copper Mountain

  • Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Green Trails Mt Steel No. 167

    Custom Correct Mount Skokomish - Lake Cushman

    USGS Mt Skokomish
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Hiking Boots
  • Ice axe
  • Micro spikes recommended
  • Rain gear 
  • Lunch (at the lake)
  • Hiking poles (if you use them)
  • Change of clothes at the summit (you will sweat)
  • Cold weather clothes. 
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