Thunder Creek–Fourth of July Pass


Day Hike - Thunder Creek–Fourth of July Pass

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 10.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft

Meet at the old Smokey Point Food Pavilion (north end of parking lot by Wendy's) at 7:00am.

Come hike to Fourth of July Pass on the fourth of July. Great views of Colonial Peak, Snowfield Peak and Neve Glacier. This is a strenuous hike that gains 2000' feet in the last 2.5 miles. This hike is not recommended for anyone new to hiking. Know your limits before signing up. We will probably stop for a bite to eat on the way home.


Thunder Creek–Fourth of July Pass

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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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