Members and Guests: How to find scheduled activities and sign up online.
Look below on this page for the list of currently scheduled Kitsap Mountaineers hikes. Guests may register to attend up to two Kitsap Mountaineers hikes at no charge to introduce you to what we have to offer. Both guests and members may view the complete list of currently scheduled Kitsap Mountaineers activities by clicking on the following link. Guest and member online registration for our activities can be completed by following the instructions once you click on the Search Kitsap Mountaineers Activities link:
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Following are the Kitsap Branch scheduled hikes. Sign up for these hikes usually opens 2 to 3 weeks before the hike, so you may need to wait to sign up for some of the following hikes. Not all of these hikes are listed yet on mountaineers.org. Use the Search Kitsap Branch Activities link above to see if the hike is listed on mountaineers.org and whether it is open yet for sign up. Please sign up using the Search Kitsap Branch Activities link above.
Feb. 4, Tue. Tunnel Creek to Valhalla Ridge #841. (Strenuous/Moderate Pace). Maps: USGS Tyler Peak, CC Buckhorn Wilderness. 9 miles 2450' gain. This is the longer but easier route to a great view of the cliffs of Mt. Constance. Continue up to the ridge above 5050 pass for an even better view. Meet 8:00 am at the Poulsbo Church of the Nazarene. Leader: Dave Burdick,
, 360 779-9095.
Feb. 16, Sun. Buck Mtn/Elbo Creek Trail. Moderate/Strenuous, 9 miles, 3000' elevation. Map: USGS Mt Walker. Located on Buck Mountain Road aka Rocky Point Road aka Forest Road 2767, the Elbo Creek Trail is one of the abandoned trails to the summit up of Buck Mountain. The trail provides for a quiet hike up long switchbacks that open to the NE to provide an occasional view of Mt Walker. After about 2.5 miles the trail ends and the hike will continue on a dirt road to the top of Buck Mtn. Excellent views of the Hood Canal, Mt Constance and the Cascades. Elbo Creek is directly across Hwy 101 from Mt Walker in the Quilcene area. Meet at 8:00am at the Poulsbo Chuch of the Nazarene Park and Ride. Leader: Mark Thibault,
, (360) 860-1037.
Mar. 1, Sat. Green Mountain (Gold Creek). Easy. 5 miles, 1010' elevation. USGS Wildcat Lake map. Discover Pass required. New members welcome. Leader will attempt to arrange carpools when possible otherwise meet at Gold Creek trailhead at 9:00 AM. Leader: Christine Grenier, (360) 536-1640.
Apr 5, Sat. Fort Flagler State Park. (E) moderate pace. Maps: USGS Nordland, state park map available at trailhead. 5 miles, 150ft gain. We’ll start by the boat launch and walk east along the beach for 2.25 miles. We’ll then head up to the park’s interior and follow a loop along trails through a forest of fir, cedar, maple, and alder back to the parking lot. Highlights include historic structures and views across Port Townsend Bay to Port Townsend. Meet at the Church of the Nazarene in Poulsbo at 9 am. Discovery Pass required. Leader: Dianne Carey,
, (253) 219-8431.