Van Trump Park


Backcountry Trail Run - Van Trump Park & Rampart Ridge Loop

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  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,800 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,935 ft

Meet at Longmire in the parking lot near the inn and general store at 7:00am, ready to go by 7:15am. There is a bathroom available here.

Please review the Mountaineers code of conduct for COVID-19 safety precautions and expectations for our group.

Our route is a lollipop from Longmire: we begin by taking the Wonderland Trail, then head to Mildred Point. On the return trip we'll descend the Rampart Ridge trail to return to Longmire a slightly different, less steep way.

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Map\Gaia route:



Van Trump Park

  • Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269

    USGS Mt Rainier West

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Buff or face mask or other face covering is required
  • hand sanitizer is required
  • Sturdy running shoes
  • Pack to carry water, snacks, first aid, medications, jacket, headlamp, sunblock, etc.
  • water treatment method
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