Ascent of Shriner Peak on 2016-09-18
|Others in Party:||John|
|Date:||Sunday, September 18, 2016|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||5834 ft / 1778 m|
Ascent Trip ReportNice hike up to Shriner Peak with some friends today. Unfortunately Mt Rainier was shrouded in clouds. We only saw 2 other people all day, this trail really doesn't get the crowds.
Located on one of the most picturesque sites, Shriner Peak Lookout has a stunning view of Mount Rainier. The two-story wooden frame structure with 14’x 14’ cab and catwalk is representative of a standard National Park Service design of the 1930s. The oldest of four lookouts remaining in the Park, it has been restored following the original plans. It is still used in critical fire weather.
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| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
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