Mazama Ridge (Mount Rainier)


Intermediate Snowshoe - Mazama Ridge (Mount Rainier)

Mazama Ridge -- Reflection Lakes Loop/Mazama Ridge

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  • M1 Mountain 1 Ski, Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft

7:00 AM at Lacey Regal Cinema

We’ll climb to the snow-covered meadows of Mazama Ridge and navigate along the ridge and out to Reflection Lake for lunch. Return route choice may vary depending on conditions, the Lake loop trail through Barn Flat, the Paradise Road if not plowed, or return the way we came. Plan on an aerobic day. Weather or avalanche conditions could reschedule or cancel this trip. Winter Travel or basic snow shoe class including avalanche awareness required. Bring winter 10 essentials. Please note this trip originates out of Olympia. Second meeting place would be Eatonville for those coming from Tacoma, Seattle, points north. Contact Eric Quinn, (email preferred) 360-556-4969 Sign up closes Thurs. eve, Apr. 18


Mazama Ridge (Mount Rainier)

  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

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