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Day Hike - Silver Lakes

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,700 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

We will meet on Sunday November 27th at 8:00am at the Silver Lakes Trailhead. This will be the trailhead off of Penny Creek Road, which will become Forest Service Road 27. This is also the trailhead for Mt. Townsend.

Please read the Mountaineer's policy for covid 19 and plan on bringing a mask to wear when passing other hikers on the trail.


Silver Creek Way Trail

  • Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness

    USGS Mt Townsend
  • See full route/place details.
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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