Crystal Lakes (Mount Rainier)


Day Hike - Crystal Lakes (Mount Rainier)

Another great hike on Rainier. It is a very nice trail and we could be lucky with some wild flowers. The weather could permit a swim for the brave.

  • Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,828 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

Details will be shared with registered hikes  two weeks before the hike.

I have listed this as challenging because it is a steady climb with little relief. The chance of rain will cancel the hike.


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.
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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