Copper Creek

Copper Creek is a moderate, 5 mile in-and-out day hike with 2,400 ft in elevation gain. The trail goes up steeply through old-growth forest above Copper Creek.

This trail climbs steeply (2400' in 2.2 mi.) through old growth forest along a roaring creek and past a couple of interesting old mine shafts to make a loop on the shoulder ridge of Lightning Peak.

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: May, June, July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,400 ft
  • 3,200 ft
  • USGS Lightning Peak

Upcoming Activities

Climbing Conditioner - Copper Creek

Climbing Clinic: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Conditioning hikes, snowshoes, scrambles, and anything else related to fitness for climbers and climbing students.
Difficulty: Moderate
Sat, Mar 11, 2023
No Prerequisites
11 participants
Registration closes Mar 9
Olympia Branch
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