Sourdough Ridge — Enjoy sweet views of Mount Rainier from this easy ridge hike


                                                                                               Quick Facts: Location: Sunrise, Mount Rainier National Park […]

Naches Peak–Big Scenic Payoff for little effort


Quick Facts: Location: Naches Pass, Mount Rainier National Park Land Agency: United States Park Service Roundtrip: 4.0 miles Elevation gain: 600 feet Green Trails Maps: Mount Rainier Wonderland Map 269S Contact: Mount Rainier National Park Notes: Dogs prohibited Access: From Enumclaw follow SR 410 east to Tipsoo Lake parking area just before Chinook Pass. Good […]

High Rock– The view of Rainier simply rocks from this precipitous peak!


Quick Facts: Location: Sawtooth Ridge near Ashford and Packwood, WA Land Agency: Gifford Pinchot National Forest Roundtrip: 3.2 miles Elevation gain: 1,350 feet Green Trails Maps: Randle, WA no. 301 Contact: Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station (Randle); Gifford Pinchot National Forest  Notes: Dogs are allowed, but should be on leash because of steep and dangerous drop offs. […]

White River–Low country snowshoe adventure within the shadow of Mount Rainier


Location: White River Valley Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip:  up to 10.0 miles Elevation gain: 700 feet Green Trails Map: Greenwater No. 238 Contact: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Notes: Northwest Forest Pass; Parking can be a challenge when snowfall is heavy along roads. Do not park on road shoulders, or block access to substation […]