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Fremont Lookout is one of the places I've been wanting to visit for years now but just got around to hiking. Its a relatively short hike from the Sunrise Visitor Center; about 1.5 miles or so and almost 900 feet of elevation gain. The altitude...More
This for me is the reason to visit the Sunrise side of the park. Its about an hour hike out to the lookout and if you go there for sunset, bring a headlamp. Also bring a parka since it gets a bit cold in the...More
Mt. Rainier is Some of the most beautiful land I have ever laid eyes on.. absolutely breath taking and well worth a visit... I could not take in enough and had to return the next day.. The place was so relaxing and peaceful... truly heaven...More
This is a fairly easy hike, with wife and gradually graded trails at the beginning of the hike. The last mile covers rocky ground. The length of the hike is short with views of the sourdough ridge mountains and the nearby valleys.
A good long hike - don't miss the extra detour to the lakes on the way. Amazing view from the fire lookout, especially towards the mountain and the opposite direction with endless nature and mountains.
Amazing mountain, beautiful view. Wish I knew there was lodging there. It looked so pretty and nice. Little cafe with light food. Sandwiches, soup, ice cream chips, coffee, Sosa. Beautiful views everywhere you look. When driving up the mountain you can stop at the viewing...More
I LOVED hiking walking in Mt. Rainier. We started with the "dead horse creek trail" and ended up doing the the skyline/ glacier. My 5yr old loved it and she did awesome (the last mile was hard). It was cold at some part but not...More
Although I had hiked up to Burroughs Mountain (Second Burroughs) several times, this past week a friend and I hiked to the Fremont Lookout, side of the old fire lookout tower. The hike is not difficult, although it does ribbon along a steep slope and...More
This is a great hike to get a tremendous sampling of Mount Rainier from the South Side. The Mountain is nicely lit up at sunrise and sunset. The hike itself climbs a bit at first but the levels out towards the Lookout itself. I highly...More