Day Hike - Mount Townsend


Day Hike - Mount Townsend

A great uphill trek through second growth up to an awesome east looking alpine breakout, followed by

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,250 ft

Departing the Poulsbo Church of the Nazarene at 07:45. At the trailhead at 09:15 or so.

Microspikes are going to be essential. Snow was 8-9 feet deep on the trail at 5000 feet in early April. so there will still be a little sticking around. Be prepared.


Mount Townsend

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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