Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Paradise

  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 10,000 ft


Hoping to get back out and ski! So, the plan is to tour from the Paradise lot in search of some decent snow. Likely elevation gain 4-5k. Location is subject to change based on whatever the weather provides, might also push to Sunday if the forecast looks better so please be flexible. Must have avy gear and some touring experience. Please email me prior to signup and at let me know something about your background/experience and that you can maintain a moderate pace for 5,000' gain.



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Boots, skis/snowboard, poles
  • Climbing skins (or other method to travel uphill on snow)
  • Avalanche shovel (metal blade)
  • Avalanche beacon
  • Avalanche probe
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