Explorers Weekend Trips - Shady Lane & Staircase Rapids

Youth activity: Olympia Explorers 2023/2024

Explorers Weekend Trips - Shady Lane & Staircase Rapids

A weekday evening where we will be focusing on rock climbing skills and practice.

  • Easy
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 5.8 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 150 ft

A day to explore nature in the Olympia National Forest. We will meet in Olympia at 8:30 am and carpool/caravan to the trailhead together. We will coordinate drivers/ riders before the field trip. 

To be communicated Via email 


Shady Lane & Staircase Rapids

  • Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Green Trails Mt Steel No. 167

    Custom Correct Mount Skokomish - Lake Cushman
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Backpack with

  • Snacks & Water bottle
  • Close Toed Shoes
  • Appropriate clothing for weather
  • Personal Rock Climbing Gear (if you own some)

All necessary rock climbing gear for the trip will be provided by The Mountaineers

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