Marmot Pass & Buckhorn Mountain


Day Hike - Marmot Pass & Buckhorn Mountain

Marmot Pass/Buckhorn Mountain

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,400 ft

Meeting place tbd based on the majority of participants' location.


This will be a long day, please do not make plans to be home by a certain time.

Marmot Pass/Buckhorn Mountain (S, VS) (CC Buckhorn Wilderness, Green Trails Tyler Peak #136) 12.6 mi.rt., 4400' gain.  This hike starts out on the Upper Big Quilcene River Trail No. 833.1, with a mostly moderate grade for the 5.3 mi./3500' gain to Marmot Pass at 6000 feet.  Enjoy old growth forests, open meadows, and spectacular views of Iron and Buckhorn Mountain as well as Hood Canal, Puget Sound and the Cascades.  With good weather, we will climb the steeper, rough, open path above the pass for a 1 mi. /900' + gain to the top of Buckhorn Mountain for more great views.


Marmot Pass & Buckhorn Mountain

  • Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness

    Green Trails Tyler Peak No. 136

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Trails Illustrated Olympic National Park
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials, plenty of water, bug repellent.

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