Pacific Crest Trail:  Chinook Pass to Norse Peak


Backpack - Pacific Crest Trail: Chinook Pass to Norse Peak

Ridge ramble

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

0900 at Trailhead off of 410

We will start from the TH on FS 1700-462, east of Chinook Pass.  From here we will access the PCT and follow it north to our camp at Basin Lake.  Possible sunset/sunrise stroll up Norse Peak.

Snow melt is happening late this year, so there may be patches of snow to cross.  


Pacific Crest Trail: Chinook Pass to Norse Peak

  • Green Trails Lester No. 239

    Green Trails Bumping Lake No. 271

    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 plus overnight gear which may include:

  • Tent with footprint/ground tarp
  • Stove and fuel
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Water filter
  • Bear canister or extra stuff sack and cord designated for hanging food
  • Cooking pot/pan with plate and utensils
  • Toilet paper and shovel or blue bag to deal with waste
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