Mount Rose


Day Hike - Mount Rose

Conditioning hike for Tacoma Basic Climbing Students

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft

8 a.m. at the Hoodsport Visitor Center (SR119, just off SR101; formerly the ranger station)

This is a conditioner qualifying hike for Tacoma Basic Climbing students.  You will be required to carry 25 pounds or 20% of your body weight (whichever is greater) and summit within 2:45.  We will ascend left from the horse camp and come down the ridge making a loop.


Mount Rose

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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