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Day Hike - Upper South Fork Skokomish River

An in-N-out hike along a river to a lovely cascade.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,100 ft
  • Pace: slow to moderate pace (as fast as I can go)

We will meet at the Tacoma Community College Park N Ride, corner of 19th Street and Pearl Streets (in the transit center) at 7:30 AM (yes, early!) to car pool to the trailhead at the Staircase, Olympics NP. Drivers will need to have an appropriate National Parks pass or purchase one when arriving.

This will be somewhat exploratory. Also, there will be some 'up' encountered. Be prepared for a scenic view so bring your camera .

Route/Place

Upper South Fork Skokomish River


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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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