Day Hike - Eagle Peak

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Day Hike - Eagle Peak

Be rewarded with a beautiful view of Mt. Rainier at the end of the Tatoosh range at Eagle Peak Saddle. The hike begins with steep switchbacks finishing with a short steep traverse above treeline. The climb to the view is worth the effort.

  • Strenuous 3
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,800 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

Participants Only: Please do not email for permission or sign-up until 6/1/24

Co-Leader or Assistant Leaders: If you would like to be an co-leader or assistant leader, please contact me ASAP and be willing to both be an additional driver and obtain a reservation for a permit through Recreation.gov any time between now and Sunday, June 23rd, 2024 from 7-9 am. The permit must be in your name. The cost is $2 for the car reservation. We will also open this up to more participants depending on the number of participants you can shuttle.

Meeting Place: We will meet in Eatonville at 7 am, move gear and carpool to the Nisqually entrance of Mt. Rainier and then to Longmire. ***Driver/leader has a permit to get in and a car reservation and room for 4 additional participants. 

Carpooling: Be willing to chip in for gas to and from Eatonville.

TBD- Late spring snow can/will alter these plans.

Route/Place

Chutla, Eagle & Wahpenayo Peaks


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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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