Beginner Snowshoe - Paradise Area (winter)

A climb up to Alta Vista.

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  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

We will meet at the South Hill Park N Ride, Hwy 512 and 94th Ave E, at 7:30 AM. We will then carpool to Paradise, Mt. Rainier Nat'l Park.

This will be a 'mentored' snowshoe. All are welcome, especially Tacoma Snowshoe students. We will depart from Paradise, go up the flank of Alta Vista, around it to the North side and then up the ridge to the top. For people willing to exert themselves a bit, but at a relaxed pace. The ten essentials, winter/snow wear, trekking poles, etc.



  • 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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