Basic Snowshoe - Rampart Ridge (Mount Rainier, winter)

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Basic Snowshoe - Rampart Ridge (Mount Rainier, winter)

Destination changed from High Hut. Preference to Olympia Winter Travel students.

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  • Sat, Mar 4, 2017
  • Olympia Winter Travel Committee
  • Snowshoeing
  • Intermediate
  • Adults
  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 ft

Martin Way Park & Ride at 7:00 am.

A federal Park pass is required to park at the trailhead.

https://fortress.wa.gov/parks/ecomm/prod/store/sno/SnoChoice.aspx

NOTE: The destination on this showshoe trip has been changed from High Hut to Rampart Ridge.

Olympia Winter Travel Students have automatic permission to join, and will be given preference until 2/24/17.

Non-Olympia Winter Travel Student should contact leader to be placed on the waitlist until 2/24/17 - after this date, the trip is open to all branches.

Opportunity to explore the excellent Mt. Tahoma Trail network. The groomed route follows a wide forest road, up and up - a steep and steady ascent that leads to cozy High Hut, and panoramic views of Mt. Rainier and the surrounding country. The overall length depends on whether conditions allow us to start from the upper Sno-Park (gain of 1700') or lower Sno-Park lot (gain of 2350'). Depending on conditions, we may take an alternate, off-trail route on the way down.

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Rampart Ridge (Mount Rainier, winter)


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