Day Hike - Paradise Area Trails


Day Hike - Paradise Area Trails

Route TBD by wherever the flowers are at their best. Full vaccination is required for this hike, I'll need a photograph of your card (you can block everything except your name and second shot info).

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,800 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,000 ft
  • Pace: 1.75 MPH average moving speed

9:00 AM  near the Paradise Visitor Center, we'll meet at the foot of the stairs with the John Muir quote, "the most luxuriant and extravagantly beautiful of all the alpine gardens I ever beheld in all my mountain-top wanderings". 



  • 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

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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