Bugs No bugs. The MapShare site shows the progress of someone tracking with an inReach satellite communicator. The Wonderland is a 93-mile loop trail around Mount Rainier, with 22,000 feet of elevation gain. There are only so many campsites, after all. In this section you’ll be sharing the trail with day hikers heading to Eunice Lake and Tolmie Peak (excellent day hike options if you’re looking for one of those intsead). Under each campsite name, I list the elevation, distances to the nearest sites, facilities, terrain, and more. The Wonderland Trail follows an old gravel road to an interesting coastal outcropping where children and adults alike enjoy searching for life in the various tide pools. See more ideas about Wonderland trail, Mount rainier, Rainier. Arizona Trail Bike Route; Australia Epic Rides; Colorado Trail Bike Route; Western Wildlands Route; More Routes… It is regarded by my grandfather as the most beautiful trail he has ever hiked. It is a strenuous hike with lots of elevation gain and loss, through lowland forests and valleys and into high alpine and sub-alpine areas. GPS Track. Longmire is about 25 miles from the 'T' intersection before Elbe. Clicking sections of the trail will show the mileage of that section - generally between two points of interest such as a camp site and a trail junction or another camp site. I was planning on hiking it by myself. The Wonderland Trail takes place entirely within the boundaries of Mount Rainier National Park. I began this hike at about 6 pm on Tuesday, 8/18, having completed the Timberline Trail around Mt. Applicants can still apply for more than one wilderness permit for destinations other than the Wonderland Trail circuit for 2020. Hiking around Mt.Rainier in 11 days. Before setting off on your hike, you’ll want to check the weather forecast so you know what to expect. Stay in the left 2 lanes to turn left onto S 320th and proceed for 0.8 miles. Hike Mount Rainier’s Wonderland Trail. This Wonderland Trail packing list outlines exactly what gear you’ll need to safely complete your hike while staying warm and dry. Stuke Sowle WTA Member 300 Hiked Sep 12, 2016. Sometimes it’s shorter. October 22, 2020. The road then switchbacks to become exclusively Sunrise River Rd and continues 10 miles to its end at the Sunrise Visitor Center and the parking area. Thru-hiking is a little different than a typical backpacking trip. The trail circumnavigates (goes in a circle around) Mount Rainier, the highest peak in Washington at 14,411 ft / 4,392 m. If you need a map for navigation, the best one available is the National Geographic Mount Rainier National Park Map. There's a lot of basic knowledge that applies to any long trail, along with plenty of information specific to the Wonderland Trail. Toilets, information board, and bike rails at trailhead. The Wonderland Trail offers 360-degree views of of ways to see Mount Rainier. Type of Hike Day hike. 93 miles, 149 km. The Wonderland Trail is a 93 mile trail that circumnavigates Mt. Spray Park.