Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition Guide Book

by Heidi Radlinski and Mary Skjelset (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition  by Heidi Radlinski and Mary Skjelset

352pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 9781493032020

Fully updated and revised, Hiking Mount Rainier is a comprehensive and concise guide to the well-maintained trails nestled between the two major metropolises of the Pacific Northwest. Included are sixty hike descriptions for hikers of all ages and skill levels.

© 2018 Heidi Radlinski and Mary Skjelset/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 63.
... Preview: This short hike travels steeply through beautiful meadows overlooking the Paradise area. Parking at the Paradise Complex can be hard to find. A flashing sign when you enter the park indicates whether ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Ashford, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
... Preview: A spectacular mountain meadow brimming with wildflowers and clear streams awaits hikers willing to climb their way back to Sunrise. To begin this hike, go to the northwestern part of the parking lot; ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Greenwater, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.8
... Preview: This very short loop crosses a bridge over a deep, narrow gorge carved by the erosive action of a silt-laden river. This hike is great for those interested in glaciers and glacial rivers. The Box Cany ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Ashford, WA - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 0.3
... Preview: Make a gentle, but at times icy and technical, ascent from the Sunrise Complex to the top of a long mountain with the tundra-like terrain of alpine areas and surreal, top-of-the-world views of Mount R ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Greenwater, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.2
... Preview: A long, steep trek through an alpine snowfield up to Camp Muir, the most popular base camp for summiting Mount Rainier, this hike affords seasoned hikers exposure to alpine trekking and panoramic view ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Ashford, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.6
... Preview: A moderate ascent to the foot of the Carbon Glacier, the lowest-elevation glacier in the contiguous United States, this hike travels along the glacier, allowing you to witness many of the geological p ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Wilkeson, WA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 17.6
... Preview: An early opener, this portion of the Wonderland Trail crosses the expansive Nisqually River basin and skirts the Paradise River on its mild ascent to a treed-in vista of Carter and, with a little more ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Ashford, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: Once a 30-minute exploration of the pebbly Carbon River bed and the cascading slopes of Chenuis Falls on its far bank, the trek to Chenuis Falls now involves a 7.0-mile round-trip trek—by foot or bike ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Wilkeson, WA - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.4
... Preview: This hike takes you by Comet Falls and up to Van Trump Park, a series of beautiful flower-filled meadows with great views of the Tatoosh Range, Mount Adams, Mount St. Helens, and Mount Rainier. Van Tr ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Ashford, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.8
... Preview: A steep climb to two beautiful mountain lakes tucked away in meadows abounding with glacier lilies beneath an impressive ridge. This steep hike climbs through serene forest into flower-filled meadows, ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Greenwater, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: The Crystal Peak Trail is a thigh-burning ascent through forest and huckleberry fields to a 360-degree view that includes five volcanoes. For years the trail to Crystal Peak was unmaintained by the Na ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Greenwater, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.6
... Preview: This short spur trail connects with the Skyline Trail and has great views of the Tatoosh Range, Mount Rainier, and the Nisqually Glacier. Parking at the Paradise Complex can get hectic. A flashing sig ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Ashford, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: A short climb to the top of Dege Peak affords views of Mount Rainier, the North Cascades, Mount Adams, Mount Baker, and Sunrise Lake. Although this hike is only 2.8 miles long, you climb uphill fo ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Greenwater, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: This hike is a constant and strenuous ascent through varied terrain, ending with a spectacular view in the saddle between two peaks and offers a spectacular view of the south face of Mount Rainier. ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Ashford, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.2
... Preview: Befittingly, Emerald Ridge boasts deep-green meadows, yet this precious gem also houses subalpine wildflowers and hoary marmots. The ridge offers spectacular views of Tahoma Glacier, South Tahoma Glac ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Ashford, WA - Backpacking,Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 15
... Preview: A short hike up to the Emmons Moraine provides an excellent view of the Emmons Glacier, the largest glacier in the contiguous United States. This short, gradual uphill hike is great for older children ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Greenwater, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: A short descent over rocky alpine terrain travels through subalpine meadows to a quaint mountain lake. If you want to escape the crowd at Sunrise and experience a variety of different ecosystems, this ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Greenwater, WA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: A moderate ascent skirts the Emmons Glacier Moraine to a camp at the foot of the Inter Glacier, the icy path crossed by climbers summiting Mount Rainier from Camp Schurman. Head west along the Glacier ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Greenwater, WA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: The hike to Gobbler’s Knob passes the clear waters of Lake George and ascends to a peak with panoramic views of Mount St. Helens, the Goat Rocks, the North Cascades, the Olympics, Mount Hood, and Moun ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Ashford, WA - Backpacking,Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: A mild descent to a lovely mountain meadow brimming with wildflowers and clear streams becomes a relatively flat hike to a massive expanse of subalpine park atop a plateau. If you come to Sunrise at j ... From the guidebook "Hiking Mount Rainier National Park - 4th Edition"
Greenwater, WA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 12.2