Olympic Coast South: The Wildcatter Coast


Backpack - Olympic Coast South: The Wildcatter Coast

Coastal hike to Toleak Point with a free day to explore the tide pools.

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  • Mon, Oct 17, 2016 — Wed, Oct 19, 2016
  • Foothills Backpacking Committee
  • Backpacking
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Retired Rovers, Adults
  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,100 ft


**This trip is weather dependent and will be cancelled if there is a heavy precipitation forecast**

Day 1- Hike from Third Beach to Toleak Point, set up camp

Day 2- Day hike as far as desired up the coast, camp same location

Day 3- Hike out

The coast can be muddy and rainy this time of year but fires are allowed and the summer crowds will be gone.


Olympic Coast South: The Wildcatter Coast

  • Green Trails La Push No. 163S

    Custom Correct South Olympic Coast

    Trails Illustrated Olympic National Park
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials plus overnight gear which may include:

  • Tent with footprint/ground tarp
  • Stove and fuel
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Water filter
  • Bear canister (REQUIRED)
  • Cooking pot/pan with plate and utensils
  • Toilet paper and shovel or blue bag to deal with waste
  • Rain Gear
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