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Day Hike - Mount Molly

Weekday hike on a trail in the Capitol Forest near Olympia.

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  • Easy
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,149 ft
  • Pace: 1.7 mph

9:30 am at Al Davis trailhead

We will start at the Al Davis trailhead at hike to Mt Molly.  We will do a 4.5 mile loop on using trails and  roads to Mt Molly and then take the Waddell Basin West Trail back to the trail head.


Mount Molly

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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