First Snow In the Mountains

Winter is a magical time on the Olympic Peninsula. We just had the first snow up on Hurricane Ridge and will soon have much more. Ski and snowboard season will soon be here.

Funny thing is most people think hiking season is over. That’s just wrong. It just means lowland coastal hiking has just begun, as long as you don’t mind the wet.

There are many great winter hikes in the area and one of our favorites is The Cape Flattery Trail. This trail goes to the most northwesterly point in the contiguous U.S.

Details of the hike at the link. Bonus points for this hike is unlike most of Olympic National Park, dogs are allowed!

https://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/cape-flattery

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Author: The Maintenance Guy At Olympic View Cabins

The Maintenance Guy Is Frank Crippen. He does the maintenance for OVC as well as dabbles in internet geek stuff and marketing for a few different companies on the Olympic Peninsula. He is also the owner of North By Northwest, a surf, skate and snowboard shop in business in Port Angeles for over 22 years.

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