CHS 2 Hike - Third Burroughs Mountain

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Third Burroughs Mountain

RAINIER CAMPOUT WEEKEND! This will be a SUNRISE hike to the Fremont Lookout and Third Burroughs in Rainier National Park. We will meet at 4:30am Fri morning to hike to Fremont Lookout first. CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)

  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

Curious about hiking in the dark?  Just bring your headlamp!  The plan is to meet at 4:30am at the Sunrise parking lot and start hiking to the Fremont Lookout, then continuing on to the Burroughs mountains loop trail (here).

Here is the proposed route:

Details in Hello Hiker email.

(the image is just a joke.  The hike will not be a death march but a pleasant adventure to see the sunrise and some big glaciers!)


Burroughs Mountain

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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