How hard is Tolmie Peak?

How hard is Tolmie Peak?

Tolmie Peak Trail is a 5.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Carbonado, Washington that features a lake and is rated as moderate.

Is Tolmie Peak Trail open?

You can extend this hike, continuing on to Tolmie Peak. This extra little bit adds about 0.8 miles out-and-back with minimal elevation gain. When to Go: This hike can be done from June through October, when the access road to the trailhead is open.

Can you swim in Eunice Lake?

From the lookout the trail to the main summit further on the ridge is pretty easy to follow, only 0.2 miles further past the lookout. Swam in Eunice Lake on the way down! The clear blue water was perfect and quite warm. Swimming in this lake is a must!

How long is the High Rock Lookout hike?

3.2 mi
High Rock Lookout

Area: Packwood Hike Type: Mountain views Pass: No Pass Req
Distance: 3.2 mi RT Duration: 3 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate
Elevation Start: 4,308 Elevation End: 5,685 Elevation Gain: 1,350
Snow-Free: Late-June – Oct

Where is Tolmie Peak Lookout in Washington State?

With an elevation gain of 1000 feet, this lake trail takes hikers up to Eunice Lake, Ipsut Pass – part of the Wonderland Trail, and up to Tolmie Peak Lookout. The trailhead is located on the north side of Mowich lake in historic Mount Rainier National Park just southeast of Seattle and Tacoma in Washington state.

How long is the trail to Tolmie Peak?

From Eunice Lake to Tolmie Peak is just under a mile. The trail to the peak lookout is steep, so many people choose to stop at Eunice Lake. However, those who continue to the top are rewarded with picturesque views of Rainier and the sapphire blue Eunice Lake below.

Where to see Mt Rainier from Tolmie Peak?

Tolmie Peak Lookout – Eunice Lake Hike to an old fire lookout with in-your-face views of Mount Rainier and a sapphire blue lake below.

What to see at Tolmie Peak and Eunice Lake?

The way eventually starts climbing again including a couple of steep sections of rocky and rooty tread. Eventually, the grade eases as the trail enters the semi-open basin cradling Eunice Lake. This beautiful backcountry lake sparkles beneath the columnar basalt ledges of Tolmie Peak. Look up and locate the fire lookout.