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Mount Rainier Trails

Pinnacle Peak Saddle

brochure Mount Rainier Trails - Pinnacle Peak Saddle

Brochure of Pinnacle Peak Saddle Trail at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

ld c i e r ek Mount RainierPanorama National Park Point McClure Rock 7385ft 2251m 6800ft 2074m Cr h Pinnacle Peak Saddle Ed it Fan Lake Sluiskin Falls akas Will iw Alta Vista Paradise A RI rk Fo DG E 5400ft 1647m y Mudd Fairy is situated in the middle of the Tatoosh Range at an Pinnacle Peak elevation Falls of 6,562 feet (2000 m), the second highest peak in the range. Great views of Mount Rainier and other southern Cascade volcanoes are highlights of this C r steep hike. ee k Narada Falls M AZ A Reflection Lakes Stevens Canyon Road to SR 123 Carter alls T T A O O S STE To SR 123 / Ohanapecosh Louise Lake (roa d S tev ens THE BENCH Trailhead The Castle R Snow Lake A N 6562ft 2000m G E Round-trip Distance: 2.6 miles (4.2 km) Unicorn Peak 6917ft 2108m ler But ek C re estaurant EV et oO EN cto be r) BO CA Marsh Stevens Peak 6510ft 1984m Difficulty Level: Oregon’s Mount Hood on the horizon. TA T OOS H W I L D E RNES S This is an excellent trail on which to see As the trail climbs, subalpine forest and huckleberry thickets give way to open, rocky slopes. The maintained trail ends at a saddle on the ridgeline of the Tatoosh Range, just west of Pinnacle Peak. On a clear day, the spectacular view from Picnic areamakes this hike well worth the saddle the effort! To the north is a dramatic Groceries view of Mount Rainier and Paradise. To the south, one sees Mount Adams and Fire Lookout Mount St. Helens in the foreground and C reek son hn Jo odging ST un GE Moderate Blue Lake Trailhead: Follow the Stevens Canyon Road to the parking area at Reflection Lakes. The trailhead is on the south side of the road. Hiking Time Round-trip: 2 hours ampground nJ R ID Boundary Peak Elevation Gain: 1,050 feet (320 m) Along the Trail op e S S or approach Lakes Do not feed wildlife. C reek are not allowed Pets and bicycles CA C re NY ek on park trails. ON Do not pick flowers or collect other park resources (rocks, wood, etc.). Maple Carry the “10 Essentials” and Falls Leave No Trace of your visit. Use a topographical map. Permit required for wilderness camping. Bench Lake H Pinnacle Peak Trail Description VE N Map le To Longmire M HM AN CRE ST National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior EXPERIENCE YOUR AMERICA pikas, marmots, and the occasional herd of mountain goats. Tatoosh Lakes If traveling beyond the end of the maintained trail, please use caution on the loose, rocky slopes and minimize your impact to the fragile vegetation by staying on previously-traveled routes. GIF FORD 12/18 www.nps.gov/mora

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