Van Trump Park


Day Hike - Van Trump Park

We will be doing a Comet Falls loop, Longmire to Van Trump, down Comet Falls and car shuttle back to Longmire.

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  • Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,650 ft

We will be leaving Martin Way Park and Ride at 6:15.

This will be a very fun hike, a car shuttle will be involved to help get us back to Longmire. We will be hiking out of Longmire following the Wonderland trail to Comet Falls Trail up to Van Trump, then will will hike down Comet Falls Trail along the river to the Parking lot at Comet Falls and car shuttle back to Longmire to pick up the other cars.


Van Trump Park

  • Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269

    USGS Mt Rainier West

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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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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