Crystal Peak (Mount Rainier)

A strenuous, 8 mile round trip hike with 3,100 feet of elevation gain. The trail is steep, with lots of switchbacks, leading to an old lookout site with views of Mount Rainier.

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: June, July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Length: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,100 ft
  • 6,595 ft
  • Land Manager: Mount Rainier National Park
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
  • Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park
  • Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270
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Upcoming Activities

Day Hike - Crystal Peak (Mount Rainier)

Exploring Nature, Photography & Day Hiking Trip
Scenic naturalist hike with a focus on identifying conifers.
Difficulty: Strenuous
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
No Prerequisites
4 participants 1 leader
Registration opens Jul 14
Seattle Branch

CHS Tacoma August Hikes - Crystal Peak (Mount Rainier)

Day Hiking Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series
Trip will initially open to Tacoma Branch Conditioning Hiking Students. Trip will open for registration
Difficulty: Strenuous
Sun, Aug 8, 2021
No Prerequisites
8 participants
Registration opens Jul 15
Tacoma Branch
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