Beginner Snowshoe - Paradise

Paradise Area

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  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft
7:30 AM at Longmire
Original Destination:This is an easy/moderate snowshoe trip through the Paradise area of Mt. Rainier. If the weather is clear, the destination will be the Glacier Vista view point, which overlooks the Nisqually Glacier and the upper climbing routes. If the weather is cloudy, we will snowshoe around the Paradise Valley. Please contact Brian at, or 206-491-2692 Altered Destination: Since road to Paradise being closed due to snow removal and avalanche control, the Rangers indicated that it will not open until 1PM later in the day, therefore we changed our destination to snowshoe the Rampart Ridge loop.


  • 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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