Summerland & Panhandle Gap


Day Hike - Summerland & Panhandle Gap

Enjoy a beautiful Rainier forest, Fryingpan Creek, flowers, and alpine wonders. Vaccination Badge is required.

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,800 ft
  • Pace: 1.75 MPH average moving speed

8:00 at what google maps calls 'Summerland Trail'. Use google maps and this link

One carpooling option is 7:00 at the National Forest Office in Enumclaw, 450 Roosevelt Ave E, Enumclaw, WA 98022


Summerland & Panhandle Gap

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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