Paradise Glacier


Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Paradise Glacier

Paradise Area/M1 Route

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sun, Mar 16, 2014
  • Backcountry Skiing
  • Adults
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
7:30 AM at Bruno’s Restaurant, 204 Center Street East, Eatonville, WA 98328
Discovery Tour. Co-Leaders: Jeanette Morrison and Ron Jarvis. Pre-Trip Discussion over breakfast @ Bruno’s in Eatonville. Group based choice on final destination based on weather and other conditions. Primary trip objective: Safe fun in the mountains with new and old friends on skis and/or snowboard. Prefer minimum distance covered and maximum downhill skiing for effort expended. Possibility of auto-assisted vertical and/or yo-yo skiing of single short slope containing good snow. Do not sign up for this tour if you are looking for an epic, life changing experience. Expect a fun relaxed pace. At least intermediate skiing/riding skills would be advisable; terrain possible could be steeps, alpine, trees, mellow cruisers, and/or trail skiing. If there is fresh snow or any trail breaking required expect to break trail unless you are over 70, and a trip leader :). Post-trip debriefing at restaurant optional. Avalanche gear and basic avy training required. Leader permission required prior to self-registration, unless you have skied with us before and have not been banished :). Please email a short summary of your skiing and backcountry experience to

Paradise Glacier

  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

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

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials
Trip Reports