Crystal Peak (Mount Rainier)


Day Hike - Crystal Peak (Mount Rainier)

Scenic naturalist hike with a focus on identifying conifers.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Wed, Jul 28, 2021
  • Seattle Hiking Committee
  • Exploring Nature, Photography, Day Hiking
  • Adults
  • 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  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

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