Owyhigh Lakes


Day Hike - Owyhigh Lakes

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,750 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 mph

Meeting at the Safeway in Enumclaw, WA (just west of the fuel station)  at 7:30 a.m. for a quick tag up before heading to the Owyhigh trail head where cell signal is scarce.  Plan is to arrive at the trail head around 8:30 am.  

Due to COVID-19, we will NOT be car pooling to maintain social distancing.  

Detailed email will be sent to participants after registration period closes.


Owyhigh Lakes

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    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park
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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
  11. ***  Any additional requirements will be stated in leader email to participants
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