Alpine Scramble - Palisades Peak

Palisades 7000

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Mileage: 8.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,100 ft
7:00 AM at Eastgate Park-n-Ride
A nice loop trip in the NE corner of Mt Rainier National Park. I plan on hiking to Upper Palisades Lake, climbing up to the summit via the NE ridge, descending via the west slope, and returning via Hidden Lake. This is one of my favorite trips. I prefer small parties, hence the total party size limit of 6. Meet at Eastgate Park-n-Ride on the east side of the parking structure underneath the elevated road. Carpools will be arranged at Park-n-Ride. (Those in south end can meet at White River Ranger station at 09:00 AM.) Entrance fee to Mt Rainier is $15. Driving distance is about 80 miles, one way.

Palisades Peak

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