Mount Walker


Day Hike - Mount Walker

This is a TWO-lap conditioner for Olympia basic climbing and scrambling students. Make sure to read the leader's notes!

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,000 ft


This is a conditioner for Olympia basic climbing and scrambling students.

Mount Walker is a good hike, but with only 5 miles round trip and 2,000 feet of elevation gain... it's a bit on the short end for a conditioner. So we will do two laps! This will be done at a quick pace, with no breaks, meant for optimal conditioning. We will take a quick breather at the first summit, then head back down. Take a 20-30 minute break at the trail head, then head back up for a second round! Double the summit, double the fun!

This is Nate Brown's mentored lead.


Mount Walker

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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