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Lightning Peak

Olympic Peninsula


Olympic Peninsula -- Hood Canal
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8.0 miles, roundtrip


Gain: 4100 ft.
Highest Point: 4654 ft.


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The route to Lightning Peak is a Class 3 and involves exposed scrambling. Gear and experience recommended.

Lightning Peak is a moderate peak above Lake Cushman and can be reached via the Copper Creek trailhead.


Lightning Peak

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 47.4912, -123.3488 Open map in new window


Olympic Peninsula -- Hood Canal

Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District

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Getting There

From Shelton, travel north on Highway 101 for 15 miles to Hoodsport. Head west on State Route 119 until reaching a T intersection. Turn left on Forest Road 24 and continue on a gravel road before turning left on FR 2451, crossing a causeway. After crossing over Copper Creek, there will be parking on the lefthand side. The trailhead is located east of Copper Creek.

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