Glacier Basin (Mount Rainier)


Day Hike - Glacier Basin

Hike 3.4 miles into Glacier Basin Camp, elev 5975, and return. Elevation gain 1650'

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,700 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,975 ft
  • Pace: 2.1

Meet at  the parking lot for climbers and hikers  on the left side of the road after entering the White River Campground  at 9 am. From there we walk to the trailhead at the end of D loop. Hope to be on the trail by 9:20.

Expect beautiful views and good company.


Glacier Basin (Mount Rainier)

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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