Day Hike - Little Ranger Peak


Day Hike - Little Ranger Peak

A traverse of the Palisades trail ascending from Snoquera Palisades with lunch at Little Ranger Peak and then down Little Ranger Creek. There will be waterfalls and views if the day is clear.

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,700 ft
  • Pace: 2mph

8 AM Snoquera Palisades TH. Carpooling is optional.

Vaccination required due to car shuttle. The plan is to have a car at Snoquera Palisades and another at Little Ranger Creek. This will allow us to  traverse the Palisades trail from end to  end with a stop at Little Ranger Peak. The summit is a rocky prominence, you must be comfortable with hiking up rocks. The rest of the trail is in pretty good condition with some blowdown.

There are pretty waterfalls on the route up and views of Mt. Rainier and the peaks of the White River valley if the day is clear. 


Little Ranger Peak

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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