This a great snowshoe trip starting at Pratt Lake trail and go to a view point above Olallie Lake. The is a very popular trail and when we went you did not need snowshoes as it was packed down. However micro-spikes were very handy. At viewpoint you see Mt. Rainier and the lake.
|From viewpoint 3.5 miles in nice view of Mt. Rainier|
|View of Olallie Lake|
|Group marching up|
|View on the way up|
Trail stats: About 7 miles roundtrip and 2389 elevation gain to get to the view of the lake. Start by hiking 0.60 miles and then take left fork (to Pratt/Olallie Lakes). The other fork goes to Granite Lookout. Continue 1.9 miles and then at fork go to the right. Continue 1 mile and view of Olallie Lake and Mt. Rainier.
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