CHS 1 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Glacier Basin (Mount Rainier)

This hike is offered as part of Mount Rainier Campout Weekend. Glacier Basin is our main destination, but we will also include a detour to the Emmons Moraine trail, and a short optional hike on the climbers path towards the Inter Glacier.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,700 ft

We will aim for encounters with two of Mount Rainier's 26 glaciers, in our 8-mile round trip at CHS1 pace. We will take breaks every hour, and whereever spectacular views and photo opportunities mandate it. We will also have a long lunch break at the top of the Basin.


Glacier Basin (Mount Rainier)

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