Day Hike - Shady Lane & Staircase Rapids


Day Hike - Shady Lane & Staircase Rapids

Join us on an easy hike to shake the rust off of our legs, lungs, and gear in time for some spring and summer hiking. We're hoping to see some wildflowers along the way. We will go to Spike Camp if trail conditions allow us to get that far.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 7.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 325 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 to 2 miles per hour

Trip details will be sent to registered participants a few days prior to the trip.  We anticipate leaving Olympia around 7:00 a.m.

Be prepared for various types of weather.  Be sure to pack the Ten Essentials and avoid wearing any cotton.  Pack water and lunch.  Possible stop for ice cream or a snack in Hoodsport on the way home depending on group preferences.  


Shady Lane & Staircase Rapids

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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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