Tacoma Explorers Mountain School

Youth activity: Tacoma Explorers

Tacoma Explorers Mountain School - Paradise

Explorers will learn mountaineering techniques such as ice ax arrest, glissading, crampon use, kicking steps, etc.

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  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 2.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

To be discussed at meeting



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

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

Required Equipment

Warm waterproof layers

Sturdy hiking or mountaineering boots

ice ax


sunglasses or goggles

10 Essentials

Trip Reports