Crystal Lakes (Mount Rainier)

Trip

Day Hike - Crystal Lakes (Mount Rainier)

Trip will initially open to Tacoma Branch Conditioning Hiking Students. Trip will open for registration to all Mountaineers, based on availability, 7-10 days prior to date of the hike.

Info
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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft

Meet at the trailhead on Hwy 410 at 8:30 a.m.

Trip will initially open to Tacoma Branch Conditioning Hiking Students.  Trip will open for registration to all Mountaineers, based on availability, 7-10 days prior to date of the hike. The destination of this trip was changed due to snow conditions.  In addition to the 6 miles roundtrip to Crystal Lakes, we will explore side trips around the lake. 

Route/Place

Crystal Lakes (Mount Rainier)



  • Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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