CHS - Mt. Rainier Campout - Snowgrass Flat, Goat Lake & Hawkeye Point

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS - Mt. Rainier Campout - Snowgrass Flat, Goat Lake & Hawkeye Point

CHS 2 hike during the Mt. Rainier Campout Weekend.

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  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 13.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,850 ft
  • Pace: 2.0-3.0 mph

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



Snowgrass Flat & Goat Lake Basin

  • Green Trails Goat Rocks William O Douglas Wilderness No. 303S

    Green Trails White Pass No. 303

    Green Trails Packwood No. 302

    USGS Hamilton Buttes

    USGS Walupt Lake

    USGS Packwood Lake

    USGS Old Snowy Mountain
  • 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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