Day Hike - Tipsoo Lake

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Day Hike - Tipsoo Lake

Photography hike to photograph views of Tipsoo Lake and Mount Rainier.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 2.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 708 ft

Park at Tipsoo Lake, .5 mile west of Chinook Pass on SR 410. Meet at the parking lot by 10am.

Please arrange your own carpool rides by clicking on member names in the roster and send them an email. Transportation is your responsibility.

Note: I will be leaving Seattle at 7:30am and can take up to three passengers. Please email me if you would like a ride. anita@anitaelder.com

PLEASE DON'T REGISTER UNTIL YOU HAVE REVIEWED THE NOTES BELOW, YOU ARE SURE YOU ARE AVAILABLE AND THE MEETING TIME AND LOCATION WORK FOR YOU.

If you are hoping for a ride you will have a better chance if you set your profile to "Open" and provide carpool information such as the area you live in and  locations you can reach by transit to meet a driver.

 BY REGISTERING THIS LEADER CONSIDERS YOU MADE A COMMITMENT TO THE TRIP. It's only good form to cancel in the event of an injury, illness or an emergency. Even if there are people on the wait list it's often difficult to move them up close to the trip date. THANK YOU!

We'll spend an hour around Tipsoo Lake, then venture higher up the trail to get reflections of Mt. Rainer on the lake. There might even be huckleberries or the reddish foliage as the season changes.

 

Route/Place

Dewey Lake, Naches Peak Loop & Pacific Crest Trail



  • Green Trails Bumping Lake No. 271

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
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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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