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"Safely Learning Wildness in Wilderness"

Olympic Mountain School will lead day-long and multi-day instructional adventures into Olympic National Park beginning in June 2006: Day Hikes, Overnight Backpacking Trips, Basic Mountaineering Courses, and Leave No Trace Trainer Courses.

Your guide, Jason Bausher, M.A.R., will focus on day hikes into Olympic wilderness teaching basic outdoor skills with a Leave No Trace emphasis. You will safely learn how to live wildly in wilderness with Olympic Mountain School.

O'Neill Pass Hiker




DAY HIKES offered by Olympic Mountain School in Olympic National Park meet at 11:00 a.m. at the Quinault Ranger Station on the South Shore of Lake Quinault. Hikes go out rain or shine, last 8 hours, and cover approximately 7 miles of rain forest with little elevation gain. You will see Olympic Mountain wilderness while learning basic skills in staying safe in the mountains. Hikes do not leave every day; call (360) 581-3936 to find out if a hike is planned and to save your spot. Price is $99 per person.



Home Sweet Home BACKPACKING trips meet at 8:00 a.m. and require reservations in advance by calling (360) 581-3936. Backpackers choose their route through Olympic National Park and their length of stay. Price of guided backpacking is $125 per person per day.





BEACH BACKPACKING trips offered by Olympic Mountain School in Olympic National Park meet at 8:00 a.m. at The Coffee Shop (241 Forks Ave.) in Forks and require reservations in advance by calling (360) 581-3936. Backpackers choose a route on either the North Coast (between Rialto Beach and Shi Shi) or the South Coast (Rialto Beach to Oil City). Price is $125 per day.



MOUNTAINEERING courses offered by Olympic Mountain School in Olympic National Park meet at 8:00 a.m. at the Taylor Town grocery between Olympia and Shelton (east side of HWY 101). Courses last 6 days and require advance reservations by calling (360) 581-3936. Price is $700 per person.

Always bring plenty of water when hiking, and be sure to apply plenty of sunscreen to avoid skin damage





Dose Meadows

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