Eunice Lake & Tolmie Peak Lookout

Trip

Day Hike - Eunice Lake & Tolmie Peak Lookout

Hike up to a fire lookout with a great view of Mt Rainier; followed by an optional carcamp at Mowich Lake to try out camping gear and a backpacking style potluck.

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  • Sat, Jul 22, 2017 — Sun, Jul 23, 2017
  • Kitsap Branch
  • Day Hiking
  • Adults
  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,100 ft

10:00 AM at Mowich Lake trailhead/parking lot.

 

 

 

Please confirm with leader if camping overnight or completing dayhike only.   Carpool options will be shared if possible.  

Terrain can vary with rocks and tree roots and depending on the snowmelt, there could be muddy patches further up the trail.   

If you have not traveled Mowich Lake Road before, it can be very rough.  AWD recommended and to consider allowing for longer travel time.    

The camping area is on gravel with several picnic tables, with adjacent pit toilets near the parking area.   There is also a bear locker for food storage. Very limited water, consider storing extra in your vehicle. 

Christine Grenier

highroadhiker@wavecable.com

(360) 536-1640

 

 

 

 

 

 

Route/Place

Eunice Lake & Tolmie Peak Lookout


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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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