Grand Ridge (Olympics)


Day Hike - Grand Ridge (Olympics)

Preference to Olympia Branch Conditioning Hiking Series. Trip may be opened to general membership at leader discretion. We will be starting at Dear Park and hiking on the Grand Ridge Trail to Maiden Peak. After arriving back to the Dear Park Trailhead, for those who would like more views before the end of the day we will be tagging Blue Mountain via the Rainshadow Trail (0.5- mile roundtrip loop trail).

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  • Strenuous
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,100 ft

At least one carpool will leaving from Olympia.  Plan for a early start.  Meeting location information will be sent to registered participants during the week of the trip.


Grand Ridge (Olympics)

  • Green Trails Hurricane Ridge/Elwha North No. 134S

    Custom Correct Hurricane Ridge

    Trails Illustrated Olympic National Park

    Green Trails Mt Angeles No. 135
  • See full route/place details.
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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