Hummocks Trail

Distance: 2.4 miles RT Hike Type: Loop Difficulty: Easy Elevation Gain: 100 Trail Condition: Well-maintained and marked Trail Highlights: Views of Mount St Helens and hummocks, Interpretive Signs, Perfect for little ones, Close to the Mount St Helens Visitor Center, Large parking lot Trail Head(s): Hummocks Trailhead Fees: None Dogs Allowed: No Crowd Level: Light on weekdays, Busy on weekends Type of Shoe Needed: Tennis … Continue reading Hummocks Trail

Paradise in Mount Rainier NP Winter Trails

Panorama Point Trail – Distance: 4.5 Miles RT Hike Type: Out & Back Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Gain: 1,600 FT Fees: NPS Fee- $25 Per Car Dogs-Allowed: No Crowd Level: Busy, but crowds thin out the higher you go Trail Conditions: Not groomed Trail Activities: Snowshoe, Splitboard, Tour Glacier Vista Trail – Distance: 3 Miles RT Hike Type: Out & Back Difficulty: Easy Elevation Gain: 1,000 … Continue reading Paradise in Mount Rainier NP Winter Trails

Summerland & Pandhandle Gap

Distance: Summerland- 8.5 Miles RT Panhandle Gap- 12 Miles RT Hike Type: Out & Back Difficulty: Moderate – Hard Elevation Gain: Summerland- 2,100 FT Panhandle- 3,177 FT Trail Condition: Starts well marked and wide, becomes narrow and steep and rocky half way through Trail Highlights: Shelter, Two trail options, Explore the Panhandle Gap, Camping spots in Summerland, Views of: Mount Rainier Fees: National Park Pass- … Continue reading Summerland & Pandhandle Gap