Crystal Peak (Mount Rainier)

Trip

Day Hike - Crystal Peak (Mount Rainier)

An 8 mile round trip hike with 3,100 feet of elevation gain. The trail is steep, with lots of switchbacks, leading to an old lookout site with views of Mount Rainier. This peak is #5 on the Mountaineers' Olympia Lookout Hiking Peaks and #41 on the Mountaineers' 100 Peaks at Mount Rainier N.P. lists.

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

US Forest Service Ranger Station in Enumclaw at 7:00 am

450 Roosevelt Ave E, Enumclaw, WA 98022

Route/Place

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.
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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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