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Backpack - First Elwha Valley

First Elwha Valley

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11:00 AM at Elwha Ranger Station
This backpack is designed for beginners. The hike into the meadow behind Humes Ranch is about 2 miles, with little climb. Contact the leader if you have any questions on equipment or food. There is a bear wire to protect food supplies. Make sure you are preparred for possible rain. A co-leader would be welcome. Contact Len. Recommended maps are either Greentrails Mt. Olympus or Custom Correct Hurricane Ridge. Check a WA road map to locate the turn from Hwy 101 into the Elwha Valley. There is a $10 fee for cars entering the Olympic park, and a $5 fee for an overnight backpack permit. We will meet at the Ranger Station just 0.2 miles past the entrance station. If you have any questions, contact me, Len Anderson, at len@alpine-web-service.com, 360-681-4984 home, 360-775-0184 cell.
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