Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Fagin's Hike of the Week: Skyscraper Mountain

Updated 7-7-2015

Great views of Mt. Rainier from the sunrise entrance of the Park and still some wildflowers out. Thanks to Dennis Long for the photos.

View of Skyscraper @ Dennis Long
Fagin at the top @ Dennis Long
Rock garden @ Dennis Long
Zoomed in view of Fremont Lookout @ Dennis Long
View of Grand Park @ Dennis Long
Driving Directions: From Enumclaw, drive east 43 miles on State Route 410 to the Mount Rainier National Park White River Entrance. Veer right onto the Sunrise Road and follow it 17 miles west to the large parking lot and visitor center at the road's end, Sunrise.
Trail Stats:About 8 miles roundtrip and 1700 foot gain with the ups and downs.

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