CHS - Mt. Rainier Campout - Skyscraper Pass & Skyscraper Mountain

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS - Mt. Rainier Campout - Skyscraper Pass & Skyscraper Mountain

CHS 1 hike during the Mt. Rainier Campout Weekend. We'll hike from Sunrise Point to the Wonderland Trail and onto Skyscraper Pass. Then follow the boot path to an easy summit of Skyscraper Mountain. From the summit, enjoy views of Baker, Glacier Peak and Adams... with Mt Rainier dominating the sky! CHS hike led at a CHS 1 pace (1.5-2.0 mph).

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 13.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,494 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

We will meet during breakfast to assemble carpools and leave the Ohanapecosh Campground at 7:00am. It will take about an hour to get to the Sunrise Point parking lot. We should be on the trail around 8:30am. Volunteer drivers will need an American the Beautiful Pass or purchase a day pass.

There is limited water sources along this trail. Please make sure you bring enough water or a water filter if its hot.


Mount Fremont Lookout, Berkeley Park & Skyscraper Mountain

  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park
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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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