Thursday, September 6, 2018

Fagin's Hike of the Week- Upper Palisades Lake & Beyond

This hike is at  Mt. Rainier National Park via Sunrise entrance. If you like off trail and some scrambling continue on to Slide Mt. (south peak). See route.

Palisades seen just before the lake
 Upper Palisades Lake

Trail stats: 7 miles roundtrip to lake. (although a few GPS track at 8).  If you go to Slide Mountain than it is 9.6 miles roundtrip and here is the track 

Driving directions: Enter Mt. Rainier National Park via White River Campground entrance and drive up towards Sunrise and just before the Sunrise Visitor Center park at the Sunrise Point trailhead.

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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