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
  • Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park
  • Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270
  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX

Upcoming Activities

Day Hike - Crystal Peak (Mount Rainier)

Day Hiking Trip
A 'tough' hike uphill, but views up at the top!
Difficulty: Strenuous
Wed, May 29, 2019
No Prerequisites
7 participants
Registration closes May 27
Tacoma Branch

Day Hike - Crystal Peak (Mount Rainier)

Exploring Nature & Day Hiking Trip
Scenic naturalist hike with a focus on identifying conifers.
Difficulty: Strenuous
Tue, Jul 30, 2019
No Prerequisites
5 participants 0 leaders
Registration opens Jul 15
Seattle Branch
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