North Fork Skokomish River


Day Hike - Black and White Lakes Loop

A nice early spring conditioner hike. Come prepared for an early start and a strenuous workout in cold weather conditions.

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,700 ft

At least one carpool will leave from the Olympia-Lacey area.  We will depart at an early hour.  I will provide more details via email during the week prior to the hike.

Permission required from the hike leader.  A 2 mile portion of the route will be very strenuous.  Bring traction device (micro-spikes). 


North Fork Skokomish River

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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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