Day Hike - Wagonwheel Lake & Silver Snag Hill

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  • Strenuous, *Varies*
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,000 ft

Meet at Mud Bay Park & Ride (Olympia, 98502) at 3:45 pm.  To meet at trailhead instead contact Brent Williams prior to hike to make arrangements.

WARNING:  Strenuous Conditioner Hike

In the spirit of the "Conditioner  Wednesdays" hike series we will continue to encourage participants to hike at a moderate to strenuous pace.  With the idea being conditioning at 60%-80% of maximum heart rate.  If questions on this please contact Brent Williams prior to hike to discuss expectations further.

Prior to hike at we will be double checking at trailhead to confirm you have your headlamp.

Recommended gear to improve odds of reaching Silver Snag Hill and travel through snow includes:  microspikes or crampons, ice axe, helmet & gaiters.


Wagonwheel Lake & Silver Snag Hill

  • USGS Mt Skokomish

    Custom Correct Mount Skokomish - Lake Cushman

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination  *and Extra Batteries 
  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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