Mount Townsend

Trip

Day Hike - Mount Townsend

A nice fall hike to a beautiful destination.

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Strenuous 4, Technical 2, Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,900 ft

Meet at the Upper Mount Townsend trailhead, No. 839, at 8:30 AM.

All participants will be required to have a face covering and hand sanitizer and  will be asked to be familiar with and follow the Mountaineers Covid-19 guidelines for phase 2 on this trip.

Route/Place

Mount Townsend



  • USGS Mt Townsend

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness
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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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