Lookouts and High Places September Hikes - Pinnacle Saddle

Field trip: Lookouts and High Places

Lookouts and High Places September Hikes - Pinnacle Saddle

**Trip initially open to Lookouts and High Places Day Hiking Series students. Trip will open for registration to all Mountaineers 7 to 10 days prior to the hike date.**

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,150 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,000 ft
  • Pace: 2 - 2.5 mph

We will meet at the Reflection Lakes Trailhead at 8am. Be ready to hike at 8:15am

This is a wonderful September hike with a nice elevation gain to the Pinnacle Peak Saddle. Once we reach the saddle, we will wander on the other side enjoying views of Mt. Adams and likely share space with marmots getting prepped for winter.

We will hike back to our vehicles the way we came.


Pinnacle, Plummer, Denman, Lane & The Castle

  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    USGS Mt Rainier West

    Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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