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Day Hike - Hugo Peak

An easy hike in Pack Forest gaining 880 feet through varied vegetation to the summit of Hugo Peak, where we have lunch where there are benches and a nice view of the Ohop Valley.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 880 ft

Meet at 9:30 AM at the Subway Restaurant at 220 Center St. E. in Eatonville.  Turn left at the four-way stop.  The restaurant is on the left side of the street two blocks from the intersection.   To reach Eatonville, drive south from Puyallup on SR 161.

Pack Forest is an experimental forest operated by the University of Washington.  It has many trails.  The Hugo Peak trail is the most popular one.


Pack Forest

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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