Trip

Day Hike - Panhandle Gap

This is the single most spectacular day hike in the entire park (Rainier), from the WTA's hike description.

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  • Sat, Jul 11, 2015
  • Foothills Hiking Committee
  • Day Hiking
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Retired Rovers, Adults
  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,950 ft

6:30 AM at the south end of the South Renton Park and Ride.  It's 90 minutes to the trailhead from the P&R.

We will travel at a moderate pace.  The WTA description: http://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/panhandle-gap

Route/Place

Panhandle Gap


Roster
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
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