Sourdough Gap


Day Hike - Sourdough Gap

Nice hike in the Mount Rainier area with great views of surrounding mountains.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft

For North-end hikers: we will meet at the Ash Way park & ride (southwest corner) at 7:00am.

For South-end hikers we will meet at the Wilburton park & ride in Bellevue around 7:30am.

Because this hike has sun exposure, be sure to bring plenty of water.


Sourdough Gap

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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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