Day Hike - Marmot Pass & Buckhorn Mountain


Day Hike - Marmot Pass & Buckhorn Mountain

Beautiful, challenging hike to Marmot Pass via Upper Big Quilcene trail and continuing on and up to Buckhorn Mountain.

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,978 ft
  • Pace: Casual/Moderate

Trailhead, time TBD - early a.m.

Plan on a long day. If weather forecast is not favorable, trip will be re-scheduled. The trail to Buckhorn from the pass is a little scrambly but doable by experienced hikers. Expect bugs, be prepared. Poles recommended. NW Forest Pass required.


Marmot Pass & Buckhorn Mountain

  • Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness

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    Trails Illustrated Olympic National Park
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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