CHS - Mt. Rainier Campout - Shriner Peak

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS - Mt. Rainier Campout - Shriner Peak

CHS 1 hike during the Mt. Rainier Campout Weekend. The trail is a steady steep climb through forests, burns and south facing meadows, up a ridge to the historic Shriner Peak lookout tower.

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,434 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

We’ll be leaving from the Ohanapecosh Campground group site soon after breakfast. If you plan to meet us at the trailhead, please let me know.



Shriner Peak

  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    USGS Mt Rainier East
  • 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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