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Photo of Promise Cr. Pass (seen from Skyline Trail)

In 1981, when I soloed the Tshletshy Cr. Trail, I was exposed to the Skyline Trail for the first time. I remember hikers leaving the North Fork Quinault Trail near Low Divide to start their hike along the Skyline Trail. Although I didn't know it at the time, I later became aware [see reference 1] that Herb & Lois Crisler hiked extensively along this trail when they were filming elk in the 1940s. I returned to this area in 2013 w/ 1 other person to see and enjoy the Skyline Trail area. 

Note: The "Olympics_S" photo albums can be viewed by selecting Trails & Routes->Olympics_S->Skyline Trail Trip 1A, ->Skyline Trail Trip 1B, ->Kimta Peak->‘16 from menu bar above.

1. Beyond The Trails with Herb and Lois Crisler in Olympic National Park, First Edition 1998, by Francis E. Caldwell

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