Crystal Lakes (Mount Rainier)


Day Hike - Crystal Lakes (Mount Rainier)

A very nice trail to one of my favorite lakes on Rainier. With any luck, some flowers will be left. There may be an opportunity for a swim.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,828 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

We will meet in Enumclaw about 7:15. Details to be shared with registered hikers.

This is a steady climb, gaining a little over 2300 feet. Please be confident you can do this at a steady pace and have fun. The hike is open to those that are fully vaccinated for Covid.


Crystal Lakes (Mount Rainier)

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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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