Day Hike - Welcome Pass/Excelsior Ridge Traverse

Welcome Pass/Excelsior Ridge Traverse

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  • Sun, Aug 31, 2008
  • Seattle Singles Activities Committee
  • Day Hiking
  • Singles
7:00 AM at brickyard P&R
Intention is to do a car shuttle and one-way hike as follows: Start at Welcome Pass TH, hike up to Welcome Pass or somewhere along the divide for lunch, then traverse the ridge east (High Divide, Excelsior Pass) and finish at the Excelsior Pass TH. Actual cumulative elevation gain is closer to 4100 ft. Distance is 12-13 miles. It should take us about 2 1/2 hours to reach the trailhead from the meeting place. Carpool: If you need a ride, just come to the Park & Ride (see below for directions) and we'll carpool from there. Meeting Place: Brickyard Park & Ride; From Seattle take I-90 or SR-520 east. Go north on I-405. Take exit 22 (160th street exit), go left, cross over the freeway, and the park and ride is on your left next to the freeway.
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