Paradise Glacier

Trip

Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Paradise Glacier

Climb up to Muir and descend the Paradise. Possible side trip to Cowlitz saddle.

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  • M2G Mountain 2 Glacier Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,000 ft

Green Lake Park and Ride 6am

Leaders, if you're going to a "general" area to ski, please add specific details about the route you have planned and its difficulty. View the Routes & Places Difficulties page for ski difficulty ratings.

Willing to take advanced members of the MAC on this outing.  Must be vetted by Youth Program leaders and trip leader.

Route/Place

Paradise Glacier



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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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
  • Ski crampons
  • Ice axe
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