Sep

14Sat

Mount Forgotten, moderate to fast pace, class 3 scramble

Rob@rob6

Ash Way Park & Ride - Lynnwood, WA
16327 Ash Way

Sat, Sep 14, 2019 at 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM

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Located opposite Mt Dickerman off the Mountain Loop Highway, Mt Forgotten packs in distance, elevation gain, scrambles, and views. Distance: 13 miles RT Elevation Gain: 4300 feet High Point: 6005 feet https://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/mount-forgotten GPS file: https://www.peakbagger.com/climber/ascent.aspx?aid=1194749 In order to be on this hike, you need to be able to sustain a moderate to quick pace uphill with a pack (2-3 miles per hour), and be comfortable scrambling on class 3 loose terrain (using hands and feet for balance). You will be waitlisted initially when you RSVP. Please answer the question when prompted, and you I will add those most appropriate for the hike. The Plan: 7:45 Meet at the park and Ride. Arrange carpools, and leave by 8. 9 - 9:30 AM Arrive at the trail head. Start by 10 AM at the latest. Early afternoon- Make the summit. We will have a turn around time in case we don't. Plan to spend 30 to 45 minutes at the top to eat, relax, and enjoy the view. 5 to 6 PM Return to the trail head. We can head back to the park n ride or stop and eat along the way home. This depends on the group. What to bring: Pack, headlamp, sturdy footwear, helmet, trekking poles. Food and water for the day (2 Liters minimum), clothing layers (pack for cooler or wet weather), sun protection, (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen), 10 essentials,map, compass, (gps, camera optional). Drivers will need a NW forest pass or equivalent. Passengers should have money for drivers. Driving Directions: https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Ash Way Park & Ride, Ash Way, Lynnwood, WA/Perry Creek Trailhead, Mountain Loop Hwy, Granite Falls, WA 98252/@47.9760853,-122.1570025,10z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x549004325a207bcb:0x24cdd91ba2346467!2m2!1d-122.258725!2d47.8519797!1m5!1m1!1s0x549acf7c2bcbf5a9:0xc41e00e4a38f6bb1!2m2!1d-121.4913155!2d48.0546338