Pratt Lake Trail


Day Hike - Pratt Lake Trail

Phase 2 - After Hours Conditioning Hike at a Moderate Pace

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  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

4:50 PM trailhead. Carpooling may still be discouraged on the date of the hike due to coronavirus risk.

This is the longest of our after-hours hikes.   Our goal is the Olallie Lake overlook. The water crossings and woods are beautiful, there is a nice view of Mt. Rainier at our dinner spot if we get a clear evening. We will hike at a moderate pace (approx. 2 - 2.5 mph), our goal is to finish in daylight. Bring a sack dinner.


Pratt Lake Trail

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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