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Day Hike - Sol Duc Campground

This hike is posted for members of the Hiking Club at UW. Please don't sign up unless you are a member.

  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

We are going to meet at the Burke Museum at 5:45 am. Wheels up at 6 am!

We will be breaking into three groups to do the three following hikes:

1. Sol Duc Loop (Easy)

2. Mink Lake (Medium) 

3. Deer Lake (Hard)

The beauty of Sol-Duc is the abundance of trailheads.  

Easy: Sol Duc Falls Loop 5.5 miles. (you can easily extend this hike) 

Medium:  Mink Lake/Little Divde 5.2-10.5 miles  1400 to 3000 feet of elevation gain. 

Hard: Deer Lake/Bogachiel Peak 7.4-16.2 miles 1650-3675 Feet of elevation gain.  

*Portions of the low divide between upper Mink Lake and Dear Lake could be snow covered. 


Sol Duc Campground

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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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