CHS 1 Hike - Van Trump Park

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Hike - Van Trump Park

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: 3,200 ft

There will be two meeting places for this hike:

  1. La Wis Wis Picnic Area - 8:00 am 
  2. Longmire Wilderness Information Center parking lot - 9:30

Due to the closure of the Stevens Canyon road, we will drive the US 12 detour route from La Wis Wis to Longmire. Google map here. The detour is only  couple of minutes longer. 

As of today, July 6th, the upper portion of the planned loop route is closed due to snow and the upper bridge below Comet Falls being out. However, there are other options which will be investigated once we get a little closer to the camp out. An email detailing our plan will be sent out on Sunday, July 17th to those registered.

Although the route has not been finalized, I do not expect the meeting times and place or general hike area (Rampart Ridge/Van Trump Park) to change.   


Van Trump Park

  • Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269

    USGS Mt Rainier West

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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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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