Mount Rose


Day Hike - Mount Rose

Conditioner up the Mt. Rose trail. Primarily intended for Olympia alpine scrambling and Basic Climbing students but open to all.

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

Parking lot between west Olympia Haggen's and McDonalds at 7am

Please bring some form of traction - either snowshoes or microspikes, preferably both.  Helmet and ice axe not needed.


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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