Mount Townsend

Trip

Day Hike - Mount Townsend

Dog friendly walk up Mount Townsend from the upper trailhead.

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  • Strenuous 4, Technical 2, Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,900 ft

Mount Townsend upper trailhead at 0900.

Trip is dog friendly and pace might be a little slower than usual to accommodate my hound. Plan to stop in Quilcene afterward to enjoy some Olympic Creamery ice cream - not to be missed!

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

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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