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Mount Washington

Olympic Peninsula > Hood Canal
47.5204, -123.2352 Map & Directions
Length
4.0 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
3190 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Hard
  • Wildflowers/Meadows
  • Ridges/passes
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Summits

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Northwest Forest Pass

A strenuous class 3+ scramble in the Olympic National Forest Continue reading

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Hiking Mount Washington

A strenuous class 3+ scramble in the Olympic National Forest.

One should have appropriate tools for the conditions, routefinding skills, and scrambling skills.

Be prepared for exposed class 3 and class 4 ridge walks on the way to the final summit, as well as lots of scree scrambling in the summer season, or avalanche prone snow otherwise.

Mount Washington

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.5204, -123.2352 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Northwest Forest Pass

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

Trailhead is on Forest Road 2419.

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Trailhead

Olympic Peninsula > Hood Canal

Mount Washington (#800)

Olympic National Forest

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Mount Washington

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