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Day Hike - Rampart Ridge Loop

Rampart Ridge Loop -- RAINIER

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 ft
Please note: There has been a change in location of this hike from Comet Falls ( which is closed at l mile due to heavy snow damage) to RAMPART RIDGE. The hike will now consist of the Rampart Ridge Loop trail, however we will start at the Shadows Nature Trail. This 1 mile loop trail connects to Rampart Ridge at the West end of the Trail of the Shadows Nature Tr. This trail explores early homestead cabin built in 1888, as well as a mineral hot spring. The Rampart Ridge Trail climbs through lush old forests, skirts along the view-rich rims of the high cliffs and weaves through a rich wetland environment along riverside meadows. Expect 3-4 hours trail time including lunch with a view. Let's meet at Longmire at 10 am, park in the large lot behind the hotel. Sign up opens July 5, closes July 12.
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Rampart Ridge Loop



  • Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269

    Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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