Wonderland Trail

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Day Hike - Wonderland Trail

15 Miles on the Wonderland Trail from Sunrise to Winthrop Creek (and return) .

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,000 ft

 Meeting at Sunrise Visitor Center (front steps) at 6:00 am.  Recommend staying at White River Campground on Wednesday night (September 27).

    This will be a late season day hike at elevations up to 6,800 feet.   The pace will be brisk.  We have 15 miles to cover and about 3,800 feet of elevation gain/loss.

    There may be snow on the trail in places.  Winter navigation and hiking skills may be required. 

    Meeting at Sunrise Visitor Center (front steps) at 6:00 am.  Recommend staying at White River Campground on Wednesday night (September 27).  Write to trip leader for permission to sign up and to arrange car pools at: swtownsend@yahoo.com   or telephone: 253 565 7172.

Route/Place

Wonderland Trail



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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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