Day Hike - Third Burroughs Mountain


Day Hike - Third Burroughs Mountain

A strenuous, 10 mile hike with 2,300 feet of elevation gain from Sunrise to the Third Burroughs with spectacular views of Columbia Crest on Mount Rainier on a fine day

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Easy, Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 9.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft
  • Pace: Moderate: average 2 MPH moving speed

To Be Agreed

Details will be added nearer the time to reflect the current WA State Phased Approach to Reopening Business and Modifying Physical Distancing and Mountaineers travel/carpool and hiking guidelines for COVID-19 that applies near  the date of this trip. 

The leader will also assess the facilities available and trails open at Sunrise, Mt. Rainier National Park in determining if this trip can take place as posted.


Burroughs Mountain

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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