Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Fagin's Hike of the Week: Summit Lake

Updated July 21, 2014

This hike is in the north part of Mt. Rainier National Park. Wildflowers are out now with just patchy snow around parts of the lake. Thanks to Tresa and Curtis Allen for photos.

Mt Rainier in background @ Teresa Allen
Patch (the dog) and the lake @ Curtis Allen
Great time to view wildflowers @ Curtis Allen
Driving Directions; From Enumclaw drive west on State Route 410 (Chinook Pass Highway) to SR 165. Proceed on SR 165 to the Carbon River Road/Mowich Lake Highway junction. Turn left onto Carbon River Road and follow it to Cayada Creek Road (Forest Road 7810), which is  just before the national park entrance. Turn left (north) and drive over bridge and drive about 6 miles on a rough logging road to trail

Trail stats: 6.5 miles roundtrip and 1350 foot gain.

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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