CHS 1 Hike - Snoquera Palisades

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Snoquera Palisades

This trail near Mt. Rainier has it all -- from beautiful forests to beautiful waterfalls and views from up high. CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.5-2.0 mph).

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

Trailhead 8:30 AM. Directions in welcome letter.

A very nice woodland trail with waterfalls. There is a view of the White River Valley and Mt. Rainier if the day is clear.


Snoquera Palisades

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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