Mount Rose


Day Hike - Mount Rose

Wednesday after-work conditioner hike. We will hike to Horse Camp and beyond, if pace/daylight permits. This hike is a mid-week opportunity to meet the new conditioning standard for Basic Climbing.

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

We will be meeting at the Haggen's parking lot on the west side of Olympia (close to the ballot boxes) at 3:45 PM, arriving at the trailhead to begin hiking at 5 PM.

Microspikes are recommended.


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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