July Hikes: 3.75 to 6.5 miles, 500 to 1,750 feet gain

Field trip: GoHike: Beginner Hiking Course

July Hikes: 3.75 to 6.5 miles, 500 to 1,750 feet gain - Talapus & Olallie Lakes

A moderate 5.7 mile hike between two beautiful lakes with shade and even a chance for a dip to cool off in the lake if you want. Mostly a gradual ascent of 1,223 feet, the easier 1.5-2.0 mph pace with plenty of chances for breaks should make this a winner. This hike may count toward your monthly required GoHike course July hike.

  • Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.7 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,223 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0

Talapus Lake Trailhead at 10:45 am ready to go by 11 am. Carpooling can be helpful due to limited trailhead parking. More details to come.

Leader has a casual, naturalist style, stopping here and there to check out the surrounding beauty, sip some water, and check in. This hike typically takes  about 3-4 hours, our group will aim for 5 ish depending on how long we want to enjoy the lake. Please consider making THIS HIKE your plan for the day and not planning anything right after in case we all want to stick around a bit.

More details to come.


Talapus Lake Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Your leader will send out a Hello Hiker email prior to the hike with details on the hike, as well as recommended and required equipment.

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