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Maiden Peak Hike

The Maiden Peak Hike

Trip Highlights:

Strait of Juan de Fuca

Maiden Peak

Grand Valley

Mount Baker

Wildflowers

If you are interested in an Olympic day hike that has it all, then look no further than our Maiden Peak tour. This tour explores the eastern section of the Grand Ridge trail, the highest maintained trail in Olympic National Park. The trail starts at 5,300 feet in Deer Park and meanders through subalpine forested mountainsides, meadows carpeted in wildflowers, and finishes at 6,200 feet on Maiden Peak. Along the way, you will get unparalleled, wide open views of the northern Cascade Mountains including Mt. Baker to the east, Vancouver Island nestled in the stunning Strait of Juan de Fuca to the north, and Grand Valley and panoramic views of the Olympic mountains to the South. This challenging hike is a favorite amongst our guides and we are certain it will be one of yours as well.

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Availability:

June 15 – September 15

Duration:

6-8 Hours

Mileage & Difficulty:

8-9 Miles

Cost:

1-2 People: $500
3-4 People: $600
5+ People: $150/Person

All Tours Are Private

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#1 Rated Guide Service in the West

Half Dome in a Day participant, 2021
Half Dome in a Day participant, 2021
@481shaunc
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I did a private one-on-one hike with a guide to Half Dome. This was such an amazing experience! The guide was very knowledgeable regarding Yosemite, and I realized I wouldn't have completed it without the help of the guide. His expertise and calmness during the cables really enabled me to push through and complete this amazing hike!”
Day hike guest, 2021
Day hike guest, 2021
@farhanakazi67
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We were a group of 7 family members (ages 22-65 years old), for all of us was our first hiking/backpacking/camping experience. We all have such an amazing yet challenging experience, it was really worthy! Thank you so much to our guides Nicole and Jack for your cheers, your spirit, your cooking, your yoga time, your knowledge and for doing this family trip so great! We really enjoy it!!
Day hike guest, 2021
Day hike guest, 2021
@Lynsey F
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I booked a guided hike for Clouds Rest as I was unsuccessful in my ballot for Half Dome. My friend was unable to make it so I decided to book a guided hike for myself. From beginning to end, Lasting Adventures was great. They replied to me quickly, and my guide was excellent! He offered me hiking poles in case I hadn't taken any and had plenty other essentials on hand.
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Meeting Location: Deer Park Trailhead 5,300’
High Point: Maiden Peak Summit: 6,200’
Elevation Gain: 2,100’

Our day will start at Deer Park where you will meet one of our professional and knowledgeable guides to take you on your adventure. The hike involves a good amount of elevation change, and your guide will assist you in proper pacing and taking the necessary breaks to ensure a safe and comfortable hike. Starting at 5,200 feet, the trail soon drops to 4,900 feet in the first half mile before gradually ascending again to 6,200 feet below Maiden Peak. From here you have the opportunity to travel off trail and summit Maiden Peak for some of the most expansive views in Olympic. For those seeking some more adventure, our guides can take you to some of the peaks surrounding Maiden Peak. In total, you will travel between 8 and 9 miles and hike a minimum change of 1,800 feet.

Notes:

  • All tours are private.
  • Guide(s) carry first aid kits, water purification methods, toilet paper (for emergencies), suntan lotion and bug repellent. Please plan to bring your own lunch, snacks, water bottles, etc.
  • Should weather, fire, and/or delayed seasonal openings affect the chosen itinerary, a different itinerary will be offered. You will be kept in contact throughout this process.

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Availability

June 15 – September 15
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