Seattle Explorers & Jr. MAC Hike

Youth activity

Seattle Explorers & Jr. MAC Hike - Green Lake (Mount Rainier)

The Explorers and Jr. MACers will spend the day hiking together to Green Lake!

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  • Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 ft
  • 9AM: Meet at the Green Lake Trailhead (just past the Carbon River Ranger Station)
  • 3:30PM: Return to trailhead

The Explorers and Jr. MACers will spend the day hiking to Green Lake

Trip Sheet: Please review the trip sheet.

Parking: National Parks Pass

Guests: If spots are still available one week prior to the trip, email Katy to request that a friend or sibling be able to join.

*To sign up for Explorer/Jr. MAC combo trips, do it on this page, NOT the course page. For all other trips, sign up via the course page. If confused, refer to the registration instructions on the course page.


Green Lake (Mount Rainier)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Hiking boots
  • Gaiters
  • Trekking poles
  • Warm clothes and extra synthetic layers
  • Waterproof shell
  • Water (at least two liters)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Lunch
  • Day Pack
  • 10 Essentials
  • Camera (optional)
  • Extra clothing for the ride back (optional)

If you'd like to borrow gear, please submit your request to the gear library.

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