Beginner Snowshoe - Nisqually Vista Loop

A short notice snowshoe for Tacoma Snowshoe course students!

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  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft
  • Pace: easy but intentional

We will meet at the Puyallup/South Hill Park N Ride, near Hwy 512 and 94th Ave. E, at 7:00 AM to caravan to Longmire, Mt. Rainier NP. Entrance fee required to drive inside the park, and drivers must carry tire chains!

Yeah, 'short notice'!

We will follow Covid 19 protocols, wearing face masks/coverings, and social distancing.

The plan is to go uphill to the Nisqually Vista area, walk around, perhaps visit Alta Vista, then return.



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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