Day Hike - Norse Peak


Day Hike - Norse Peak

One of the "100 Peaks," this strenuous hike will go unless the forecast calls for a soaker.

  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft

4:45 a.m. in Olympia; 7:00 a.m. at trailhead

This is an exploratory trip. Be prepared for rain, chilly weather. Bring at least 2 liters of water; there is none along the trail.  NW Forest Pass required.


Norse Peak

  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX

    Green Trails Bumping Lake No. 271

    USGS Norse Peak
  • See full route/place details.
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. Rain gear
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