Norse Peak


Day Hike - Norse Peak

One of the Rainier 100, Norse Peak should be fully accessible with wildflowers peaking up.

  • Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,900 ft

We will meet at the parking area as described by the WTA summary: “Park on the right-side shoulder of Crystal Mountain Road, then cross the road and hike 0.2 miles up Gold Hill Road to the Norse Peak trailhead.”

Bring your NW forest service pass!

Plan will be to start our hike promptly at 8:45am. 


Norse Peak

  • USGS Norse Peak

    Green Trails Bumping Lake No. 271

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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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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