(In the image: Copper Lake From Vesper Peak)
Roundtrip: 6.6 miles
Elevation Gain: 4000 ft
Highest Point: 6200 ft
This peak is in the Mt. Loop highway area, not far from Barlow Pass and south of Mt. Dickerman. This is a strenuous hike. The trail is steep. Getting to the summit requires some off-trail hiking on rock. The pace will be medium to fast.
Please read this description before signing up:
Recent trip reports on WTA:
Peakbagger (with topo map):
All participants must sign a meetup waiver if they have not done so for this meetup group. If you do not have a star (*) below your name in the RSVP list, please print this form and bring it with you to the P&R: http://files.meetup.com/354238/The%20Pacific%20Northwest%20Hiking%20Meetup%20Waiver%20.doc
This is an all-day event with dinner afterwards if people are interested.
Bring plenty of water (3 liters at least), hiking poles and a headlamp.
Bring cash to reimburse drivers for gas.
Bring map & compass if you want to practice/learn how to identify surrounding peaks.
No dogs please.
NW forest pass required at trailhead.
We meet this Saturday 10/6, 8:00am, at the Ash Way Lynnwood P&R. Going north on I-5, take exit 183. Take a left turn to 164th St. SW and head West above I-5. Take a right turn (North) to Ash Way. Let's meet at the south side of the P&R.
To contact me on the morning of the hike, call or text[masked]-1037. To contact me before that, send an e-mail to [masked]
See you Saturday!