Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Paradise

Ski the Paradise are, trying to stay above the rain.

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  • Sun, Feb 8, 2015
  • Foothills Backcountry Skiing Committee
  • Backcountry Skiing
  • Basic
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Retired Rovers, Adults
  • M2 Advanced Ski
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft

Longmire Museum, 9:00 am

Intermediate or better backcountry skiing or backcountry boarding level expected.   Skier oriented trip.   Splitboarders must have sidehilling experience. 

No snowshoes.   Skins, beacon, shovel, probe required; beacon must be a two or three antenna model.  The destination is subject to change based on conditions.



  • 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 
  • Avalanche shovel (metal blade)
  • Avalanche beacon - Two or three antenna version required (See this article for reasons)
  • Avalanche probe
  • Ski crampons may be required, depending on conditions.
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