Mount Rose


Day Hike - Mount Rose

Conditioning hike for Olympia Scrambling students.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft

Haggens Supermarket on Black Lake Blvd.  Meeting time 6:45.  Departure time 7:00.

This hike is a conditioner for the Olympia Scrambling Students.  Expect snow, micro spikes and snow shoes are required.  Remember to bring extra layers/water and your winter ten essentials.  Plan to be at the trail head at 9:00.  Our goal is to reach the summit in 3.1 hours  and back at the car between 2:30 and 3:00.  I'll sent out another email as we get closer to the event.


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
  11. Snowshoes
  12. Microspikes
  13. Hiking poles with Snow baskets
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