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Mount Townsend - Winter

Olympic Peninsula > Hood Canal
47.8559, -123.0360 Map & Directions
Length
13.5 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
2500 feet
Highest Point
5500 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Hard
  • Mountain views
  • Summits

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

Hiking Mount Townsend in the winter can be challenging. Depending on how much snow is present, it could require route-finding skills and the ability to evaluate slopes for avalanche risk. Go prepared with gear and a plan B. Continue reading

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Hiking Mount Townsend - Winter

Hiking Mount Townsend in the winter can be challenging. Depending on how much snow is present, it could require route-finding skills and the ability to evaluate slopes for avalanche risk. Go prepared with gear and a plan B.

Mount Townsend - Winter

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.8559, -123.0360 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

  

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Trailhead

Olympic Peninsula > Hood Canal

Mount Townsend (#839)

Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District

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Mount Townsend - Winter

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