Royal Basin


Day Hike - Royal Basin

Royal Basin

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  • Strenuous
  • Mileage: 14.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,650 ft
Sept., Sat. - Royal Basin (S) 14 mi. rt. Gain 2,600 ft. (USGS Gray Wolf & Dosewallips, GT 136 Tyler Peak) Explore a challenging trail that climbs from the upper Dungeness to high meadows and an alpine lake surrounded by some of the tallest peaks in the Olympics. Hikers will find adventurous creek crossings and some steep and rough trail. Leader permission required. Let me know what hikes you've been doing. Sign up on line or contact Eric Quinn at or 360-556-4969.

Royal Basin

  • Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness

    Custom Correct Gray Wolf - Dosewallips

    USGS Mt Deception
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