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Wagonwheel Lake

This is a tough hike.

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It's one of the steepest trails in Olympic National Park, a trailhead sign warns (or boasts). Over 3000 vertical feet are gained in less than 3 miles. With tight switchbacks to no switchbacks, the grade is brutal. Then once you stop climbing, you get to traverse a brushy avalanche chute. When you arrive at Wagonwheel Lake, you realize it's no chrome hubcap-just a tiny forest-ringed pond with nary a good place to soak your feet. But if you can muster some energy to climb the open ridge behind it, this hike goes to four stars, and all that sweat and pain will be worth it.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    it's not that bad of a hike. Good training hike. I have run into army guys in full kit motoring up this trail.

    June 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I am glad I got in on the hike. I know it will be brutal but I am totally up for it.

    June 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I sent an email to all those who RSVP'd "yes" to this hike. Please check your emails. If you did not get the message, let me know & I'll make sure you get it. Thanks!

    June 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Out of town guest visiting the weekend; will give up the hike. Hope for another time. Have good time guys!

    June 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Would love to join :)

    June 5, 2013

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