Mt. Olympus

Mt. Olympus
Photo courtesy Michelle Miller

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Mt. Olympus is the highest peak of the Olympic Mountain Range in Washington state.  For any Northwest climber this peak is considered a rite of passage; for everyone this is an adventure through the beautiful and diverse terrain of Olympic National Park, which has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The team will embark along the Hoh River Trail through one of the few remaining temperate rainforests in the world, passing towering old growth trees, alpine lakes and glaciers on this five day climb to the summit.  

Physical conditioning

Details below provided by AAI.

This climb is open to any physically fit enthusiastic novice, beginner or advanced beginner. Prior experience with backpacking is helpful.  In the best interest of personal safety, success and team compatibility, adequate training and excellent physical condition are required. Climbers must be able to carry an average of 50 pounds or more. Climbers need to be in excellent physical condition for both personal enjoyment and team integrity. 

 

 

 

Elevation:

7,980 feet

Guide service:

Alpine Ascents International (AAI)

Fundraising Total:

$3,500 USD