CHS Tacoma June Hikes - Rampart Ridge Loop

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS Tacoma June Hikes - Rampart Ridge Loop

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.

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.25 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,080 ft

Meeting location information will be sent to registered participants.

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.

This trip will begin on the Trail of the Shadows where we will pass by the hot springs, an old homestead cabin, and then continue on the trail to meet up with the Rampart Ridge Loop.  Once we are on the ridge top, we will stop briefly at the viewpoint looking down on Longmire and break at the unobstructed view of Mt. Rainier before descending the ridge to complete the loop.

Route/Place

Rampart Ridge Loop



  • Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269

    Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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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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