Rampart Ridge Loop


Day Hike - Rampart Ridge Loop

A perfect early-season hiking adventure, this loop trail trail climbs through lush old forests, skirts along the view-rich rims of high cliffs, and weaves through a rich wetland environment along the river-side meadows.

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

Leader will provide meeting time and place by e-mail after registration closure. 

Rampart Ridge (E-M) (GT 269 Mt. Rainier West) 4 to 5 mi. rt. depending on snow conditions (loop if snow allows, otherwise up and back); Gain, 1400’. Mountaineer family hike, especially for children, but anyone is welcome.  Moderate/slow pace.  Call or email hike leader Anne Whitney for meeting time and place. 360-742-2427 or E-mail: alobe75290@aol.com 


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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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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