Marmot Pass & Buckhorn Mountain

Trip

Day Hike - Marmot Pass & Buckhorn Mountain

On a clear day the views from the pass will make you feel like King/Queen of the Buckhorn Wilderness!

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COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,000 ft
  • Pace: 1.75-2.25 mph

Upper Big Quilcene Trail 833.1 trailhead parking area at 8:00 a.m. Leader will provide driving directions. No carpooling except by members of same household. Some gravel road travel required -- mid- to high-clearance vehicles recommended. Drivers will require a National Forest Pass or equivalent. 

IMPORTANT NOTES: Participants on this dayhike will be subject to strict adherence to social distancing and mask requirements. Leader will communicate specifics to the participants in advance. Please review the club's complete COVID-19 guidance. If you object to any of the requirements, please refrain from registering so that others can. 

This is a burly dayhike, especially in warm weather. I'll be screening registrants and reviewing your recent hiking experience with the club. Please don't be offended if I call or email for more details. 

Route/Place

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

  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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