Rampart Ridge Loop


Day Hike - Rampart Ridge Loop

A good in-forest hike with the chance photo op of Mt. Rainier.

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  • Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 ft

We will meet at 7:30 AM, in the South Hill Park N Ride, off Hwy 512 near the South Hill mall. Exit at 94th Ave E (eastbound). 

Yeah, short notice, ...This will be good early season hike, roughly  5 miles in length. If abilities and interest permit, we may drop down the Wonderland Trail to Kautz Creek. Be sure to bring micro-spikes and/or trekking poles in case of 'icy' snow patches. Families will also be accepted to participate, youth from age 8 allowed.


Rampart Ridge Loop

  • Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269

    Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park

    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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