North Fork Skokomish River


Day Hike - Gladys Divide

We will be starting at the Staircase Ranger Station for a 20 mile round trip and a climb of 4800 feet in elevation to Mount Gladys (0.5 miles beyond the Divide). Come prepared for an early start and a very strenuous workout in variable weather conditions.

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 20.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,800 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,589 ft

At least one carpool will leave from the Olympia area at 5:30 am.   I will provide more details via an email to the roster during the week of the hike.  

Permission required from the hike leader.   Participants must show they have competed comparable trips in distance and elevation gain within the last couple of months.


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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