Gobblers Knob

Trip

Day Hike - Gobblers Knob

Preference to Olympia Conditioning Hiking Series course participants. Contact leader on or after 8/15/17 to register. Open registration 9/4/2017

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  • Strenuous
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 8.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,370 ft

Olympia and south folks will meet at the Martin Way I-5 Park and Ride. Arrive there by 6:45 to organize carpool and leave by 7:00. We’ll drive to Eatonville and pause at the Plaza Market (Center St and Washington Ave).

 The Seattle folks will meet us in Eatonville, at the Plaza Market, at 8:00 AM. We’ll drive the hour from there to the trailhead.

 Here are driving directions from the WTA listing: From Tacoma, drive east on State Route 7 to Elbe, then veer left onto SR 706 to Ashford. Continue 3.8 miles east of Ashford and turn left (north) onto Forest Road 59 (Copper Creek Road). Continue 9 miles up this road to the trailhead on the right (elevation 4750 feet).

Route/Place

Gobblers Knob


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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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