Kautz Creek


Day Hike - Kautz Creek

Burn off those Thanksgiving calories with a hike at Mt. Rainier

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft

6:30 am at South Renton(Grady Way) Park & Ride

Time to get outside after feasting on Thursday!  Weather allowing, we will start from the Kautz Creek trailhead and hike up the trail towards Indian's Henry's Hunting Grounds.  We'll go as far as daylight and trail conditions allow.


Kautz Creek

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
  11. Treats for the trip leader
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