Tubal Cain Mine


Day Hike - Tubal Cain Mine & Buckhorn Lake

Join the Tacoma Singles Committee on a hike to the mine and then up to the B-17 airplane wreckage. Main trail to the mine is 7.4 miles rt with 1200' gain. (almost steady 324'/mile) The spur to the B-17 wreckage is abt 1.4 miles rt and 600' gain. (steep and rough 857'/mile)

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,800 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,800 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 miles/hour

We will consolidate carpools at the Longhouse gas station and deli in Blyn, a mile or two before you get to the Sequim Bay State Park on Hwy 101.  Tentatively at 9:00AM.  We will try to form some capools earlier in the drive, depending on participation.


Tubal Cain Mine

  • Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness

    Green Trails Tyler Peak No. 136

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Trails Illustrated Olympic National Park
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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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