This hike is adjacent to Mt. Rainier National Park and is off Highway 410. Hike has views of Mt. Adams and Mt. Rainier and the flowers are still out!
|Crystal Lake Mt. Rainier @Alan Bauer|
|Tiger Lily @Alan Bauer|
|Sheep Lake from above @Alan Bauer|
Trail stats: Close to 7 miles roundtrip to Sheep Lake then up to Sourdough Gap and to just above Crystal Lake. Here is our track.
Driving Directions: From Enumclaw drive east on SR 410 and go to Chinook Pass. Just 0.2 miles after the Pass find parking lot (Pacific Crest Trail) on left (north side) and park.
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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