Mount Storm King, Olympic National Park

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Mountain · Hidden Gem · Hiking Trail
Mount Storm King is located within the Olympic National Park about 20 miles west of Port Angeles, Washington. The mountain is located on the south side of Lake Crescent near Barnes Point, and has an elevation of 4,500+ feet (1,370+ m).

The trail to the summit starts near the Storm King Ranger Station, and initially follows the trail to Marymere Falls but branches to the north after a short distance. The first 1.9 miles (3.1 km) is on maintained trail but the rest of the climb involves scrambling on loose rock with some exposure.
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  • Such an amazing view! Such a difficult hike! We are in shape but this hike had us both sore the next day. Good hiking boots is a must, hiking poles would’ve been helpful, I brought gloves but didn’t.....  more »
  • This hike/climb is difficult, but so worth the AMAZING view at the summit. But, it's a leg burner and will tax you. When you reach the sign that announces ,"end of maintained trail," keep going...  more »
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  • Go past the sign that says End of Maintained Trail, use the ropes to get up, totally worth it. Epic!
  • Really great hike, challenging and steep but there are ropes to help you climb. Could be very slippery as it was in the middle of April and the top was very cloudy so we could not see the lake from there but there is a nice viewpoint on your way up.

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