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Day Hike - Summerland & Panhandle Gap

Summerland & Panhandle Gap

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Panhandle Gap & Summerland (S) (GT 270 Mt Rainier East) 10.4 mi., 2940’ gain. Hike up through forests past scenic Summerland meadow to a high rocky pass near the Frying Pan Glacier. Pace will be moderate. Expect some challenging trail above Summerland, probably crossing some snow just below the gap, which is the highest point on the Wonderland Trail. Plan on an early start with carpool from Martin Way Park and Ride (Olympia). Contact leader Michael Silverstein, 360-867-9010 or Email: silvermas@comcast.net.
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