Day Hike - Sheep Lake (Chinook Pass)

A day hike to check conditions, look for views!

  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.0
  • Elevation Gain: 400 ft

We will meet at the Puyallup South Hill Park N Ride, at 7:30 AM to car pool to the trailhead.

I expect some, but hopefully not too much, snow on the trail as well as around Sheep Lake, so bring trekking poles and micro spikes (?) for traction control. Easy pace, and children are OK if they have some experience with snow travel.


Sheep Lake (Chinook Pass)

  • Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    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
  11. trekking poles
  12. micro spikes
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