Day Hike - Paradise (summer)

Mazama Ridge- 7 miles with 900 feet of elevation gain/loss. Beautiful vista hike in MRNP.

  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Meet 7 am at South Renton P&R (205 S 7th St/Grady Way), driving time will be approx. 2.5 hrs.

Hikers 18 yrs+.  BWS course hiker's sign-up only thru 7/17. Sign-up is open to all hikers 7/18-21 for any open spaces on roster.  NP entrance fee $25, or annual pass $50  (per vehicle).  We will start from the reflection lakes TH and hike in a counter-clockwise loop.  This is going to be led as an easy hike but we start at over 5000 ft of elevation, so expect some adjustment to less oxygen/thin air at the beginning of the hike.


Paradise (summer)

  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • 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
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