Crystal Peak (Mount Rainier)


Day Hike - Crystal Peak (Mount Rainier)

Scenic naturalist hike with a focus on identifying conifers.

  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,100 ft
  • Pace: slow

6:30am South Renton Park and Ride,  205 S 7th St, Renton, WA 98057, SW corner.

Or 8:00am at the trailhead.

This will be a slow paced hike with lots of stops. It is a naturalist hike, and we will be identifying as many conifers, plants, ferns, and flowers  as possible. Please don't sign up if you are expecting a fast pace. 


Crystal Peak (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

  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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