Glacier Basin (Mount Rainier)

A moderate, 7 mile hike with 1700 ft in elevation gain. The trail ascends the upper White River valley through forest, past mining relics, flower meadows and ends in glacial moraine with views of Mt. Rainier and Saint Elmo Pass.

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast.
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,700 ft
  • 6,000 ft
  • Land Manager: Mount Rainier National Park
  • Parking Permit Required: National Park Entrance Fee
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
Map
  • USGS Mt Rainier East
  • Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270
Activities

Upcoming Activities



Day Hike - Glacier Basin (Mount Rainier)

Day Hiking Trip
For Olympia Conditioning Hiking Program (CHS) and others. as available This is very scenic hike
Difficulty: Moderate
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
11 participants 0 leaders
Registration closes Jul 16
Olympia Branch

Day Hike - Glacier Basin (Mount Rainier)

Day Hiking Trip
Preference to Olympia Branch Conditioning Hiking Series. Trip may be opened to general membership at
Difficulty: Moderate
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
2 participants on waitlist 0 leaders
Registration opens Jul 16
Olympia Branch

Backpack - Glacier Basin (Mount Rainier)

Backpacking Trip
Follow the trail to stunning views of glaciers, expansive valleys, and of course, Mt Rainier.
Difficulty: Moderate
Fri, Jul 27, 2018 - Sat, Jul 28, 2018
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
3 participants 1 leader
Registration opens Jun 25
Foothills Branch

Day Hike - Glacier Basin (Mount Rainier)

Day Hiking Trip
Preference to Olympia Branch Conditioning Hiking Series. Trip may be opened to general membership at
Difficulty: Moderate
Sun, Jul 29, 2018
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
2 participants on waitlist 0 leaders
Registration opens Jul 25
Olympia Branch
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