Day Hike - Paradise Area Trails


Day Hike - Paradise Area Trails

Wildflowers!! We will loop around the Skyline Trail, getting away from the crowds and seeing some of the best flowers with side trips on the Moraine, Paradise Glacier, and Mazama Ridge trails. We'll traverse the attached route clockwise,

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  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,050 ft
  • Pace: 2.0, no maximum

8:00 4th crossing trail, 1/2 mile past the main Paradise parking lot. 

Please note the early start time. You should have recently hiked something similar, 11 miles, 3000'.   



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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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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