Saturday, August 22, 2015

Fagin's Hike fo the Week- Hidden Lake

Updated 8-22-2015

Great hike to a remote lake at Mt. Rainier Park. Limited views of the top of Mt. Rainier but great views of several lakes and some very interesting rock structures.

Start of our trip looking north towards our destination
Hidden Lake
Palisades rocks above Hidden Lake
Driving directions: From the White River Entrance go up towards Sunrise Visitors Center, and just before Sunrise Visitor Center park at Sunrise Point.

Trail Stats: Many ups and downs so perhaps 1800 foot total gain.  Total trail close to 6.5  miles roundtrip to the lake. Hike towards Palisades Lake and before Palisades Lake at about 2.6 miles take left fork towards Hidden Lake.

Disclaimer: There are many factors which you should consider in deciding whether to proceed with an outing, including the visible weather at the trailhead, the strength and experience of the party, snow and avalanche conditions, route conditions, etc. You are the final decision maker whether to proceed. West Coast Weather, LLC dba Washington Online Weather cannot be held liable for loss or injury arising from your decision to proceed, and expressly disclaims all liability related thereto. Redmond, Washington USA. Also, please bring map-compass and GPS to help with trail directions as our directions are our best estimate.

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