Finally, one of the trails that is totally melted off. Although this isn't the most scenic trails at the Park, it is a loop, has no snow (as per ranger and website) and will be good to be back on the Mt.
Milegage:4.8 for the loop
Elevation gain: 1300'
This loop begins at the Trail of The Shadows TH and continues clockwise from there. Going this direction gives one a better chance of seeing some views.
Directions: Enter Nisqually entrance to Mt. Rainier NP and drive and park in the Longmire parking lot.
If you are coming from Oly/Lacy area, you may want to meet us at Longmire parking lot. Please just let me know so we can look for you/car. Thanks.
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As always, have your 10 essentials, cash for drivers, full tank of gas if driving, sense of humor and adventure.