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Cross-country Ski - Silver Creek Route/Mt. Rainier NP

Silver Creek Route/Mt. Rainier NP

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8:30-8:45 AM at Greenwater General Store (W end of town)
To signup after 3/20, contact leader. Ski trip will be approx 8-10 mi rt, 600-1100' gain. This is a beautiful ski route with plenty of scenery, and we'll stop occasionally for photos. Cameras encouraged. Sno-Park Permit required or NP pass (if alternate Rainier trips). Leader scouted on 3/15 : good skiing conditions with light fresh snow. Early morning deer sightings, lots of deer & elk tracks, forest was teeming with calls & views of several bird species. Low use area, with nice scenery. If the route is not accessible, alternate ski destination will be at Mt Rainier (Reflection Lakes or Cougar Rock areas) or Suntop Sno-Park to Huckleberry Crk & lower Suntop Mtn.
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