CHS 1 Hike - Eastside Trail (Mount Rainier)

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Eastside Trail (Mount Rainier)

Mt. Rainier Campout Weekend. We'll ramble along the east side of Mt. Rainier on this loop hike visiting Ohanepecosh Falls, Grove of the Patriarchs, and Silver Falls. CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.5-2.0 mph).

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,400 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

Leaving from Elk Ridge Campground, time TBD.

Dinner back at the campground.


Eastside Trail (Mount Rainier)

  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Ten Essential Systems

  1. Navigation (map & compass)
  2. Sun protection (sunglasses & sunscreen)
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination (headlamp/flashlight)
  5. First-aid supplies
  6. Fire (waterproof matches/lighter/candle)
  7. Repair kit and tools
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter (tent/plastic tube tent/garbage bag)
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