CHS Tacoma July Hikes - Crystal Lakes (Mount Rainier)

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS Tacoma July Hikes - Crystal Lakes (Mount Rainier)

Trip will initially open to Tacoma Branch Conditioning Hiking Students. Trip will open for registration to all Mountaineers, based on availability, 7-10 days prior to date of the hike.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 to 2 mph depending on terrain

Enumclaw Ranger Station at 7am.

Trip will initially open to Tacoma Branch Conditioning Hiking Students.  Trip will open for registration to all Mountaineers, based on availability, 7-10 days prior to date of the hike.

Hike with me to Crystal Lakes and check off two of the destinations on the Tacoma Branch Mt. Rainier Lakes badge. These lakes are bursting with wildflowers after the snow melts and if the weather and timing is right, we will have a view of Mt. Rainier.

No parking pass is required for this trip.

Route/Place

Crystal Lakes (Mount Rainier)



  • Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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