Intermediate Snowshoe - Paradise

Overnight snow camping snowshoe on spectacular Mazama Ridge.

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  • Sat, Dec 31, 2016 — Sun, Jan 1, 2017
  • Foothills Snowshoeing Committee
  • Snowshoeing
  • Intermediate
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Retired Rovers, Adults
  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft

Longmire Museum 9:00 AM

The nights are long this time of year, but January 1, 2017 is shortly after the new moon and may provide spectacular views of the stars, including the Milky Way. This is a 1-night snow camping snowshoe trip. We will be tent camping (not snow caves). Leader permission and prior snow camping experience required.  

The destination is subject to change based on conditions and the opening time for the Longmire gate. Possible alternative destinations include Reflection Lakes and Rampart Ridge. Note that hard sided food containers are now required by the Park Service: . All vehicles must carry chains past Longmire (even AWD vehicles).

Note the date change.



  • 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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