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Mount Olympus

Olympic National Park, WA
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Wonderful sceneray, but a long hike and technical climb

I am writing this as a fit 62 year old man…but 62 years none the less. The point being that I was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greg K
Albuquerque, New Mexico
The Highest Peak on the Olympic Penninsula

Majestic Mt. Olympus is the central feature of Olympic National Park, rising 7980 feet above... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am writing this as a fit 62 year old man…but 62 years none the less. The point being that I was on a Mountain Madness (Seattle based guide company) climb group team and the next oldest climber was 20 years my junior. Most of...More

Thank Greg K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Majestic Mt. Olympus is the central feature of Olympic National Park, rising 7980 feet above sea-level, according to the NPS brochure. Depending on the weather, it can be seen in the distance from many spots both in and out of the park. The Hoh River...More

Thank AeneasAtSea
Reviewed 10 July 2017

In my younger years, I climbed Olympus several times, but now I just enjoy the hike. Hikers can cruise through the Hoh river valley flatlands from the ranger station to Elk Meadows. at that point, the trail steepens and crosses the river via a sturdy...More

Thank caribcruiser2015
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I can't wait to climb it again. (1st day)18 miles into base camp at blue glacier , (2nd day) over 20 miles on sumit day ,we climbed the east peak and crossed two glaciers, (3rd day) 18 miles back out to the parking lot.

Thank JimandMissy R
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We could see Mount Olympus from Hurricane Ridge and also from a boat while on a whale watching trip - how majestic its snow capped peaks are.

Thank Sunseekergirl77
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Seeing Mount Olympus from any vantage point (mine was Hurricane Ridge), one sees a lifetime memory. I have seen many of the world's tallest and most famous peaks throughout the world. I have put Mount Olympus on that list. We should be so thankful we...More

Thank Doc-squat
Reviewed 22 January 2016

One very beautiful place to visit. Crescent lake is a must see. You can rent boats there. Take time to see everything. This is a must see!!

1  Thank Sam A
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Rising to the height of 7,980 feet (2,432m), Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in the Olympic Range but being buried deep in the center of the rugged Olympic Mountains, most people will only ever get a glimpse of it from Hurricane Ridge on a...More

1  Thank Steve1362
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