The Interglacier ski tour at Mount Rainier is an advanced, 12 mile round trip with 5,200 ft in elevation gain. The trail up follows the White River before switchbacking up to Glacier Basin. There are crevasses towards the top and there is an avalanche potential.

Begin at the White River Campground. 


Winter drivers in the park are required to have snow chains.

Information for Leaders

Check with Mount Rainier National Park (land manger link below) to be sure you have the required camping and climbing permits.

  • Difficulty: M3G Expert Glacier Ski
  • Length: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,200 ft
  • 9,700 ft
  • Land Manager: Mount Rainier National Park
  • Parking Permit Required: National Park Entrance Fee
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
  • Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270
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