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Day Hike - Capitol Peak

11 mile loop hike to Capitol Peak.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,600 ft

8 am, Wedekind Picnic Area in Capitol Forest.  I will also organize a carpool from Olympia, with details tbd.

On a clear day Capitol Peak has views of the Olympics and Mount Rainier. We will start at old Wedekind Picnic Area, off of C-1000 road.  We will hike the Wedekind and Greenline trails to the peak, and return on the Crestline trail to the Picnic Area.   We will hike at a moderate pace.  Hike will occur rain or shine.


Capitol Peak

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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