Stevens Canyon (Mount Rainier)


Day Hike - Stevens Canyon (Mount Rainier)

Naturalist hike in Stevens Canyon on the southeast side of Mt. Rainier

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 700 ft

7:00 am at South Renton / Grady Way Park & Ride

A round of applause for the plants, please, and their stupendous chemical magic act.  Carbon ladies will be sawed in half and magically rejoined.  Oxygen will be pulled out of a hat.  Fall colors and waterfalls will entertain as we learn about one of the building blocks of life on earth, photosynthesis.  While we're at it we'll also learn where all those beautiful fall colors come from. 


Stevens Canyon (Mount Rainier)

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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