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WTA's hiking guide is the most comprehensive database of hikes in Washington, and comprises content written by local hiking experts and user submitted information. All data is vetted by WTA staff. This resource is made possible by the donations of WTA members.

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2 Hikes
Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) - Chinook Pass to Snoqualmie Pass

Mount Rainier Area -- Chinook Pass - Hwy 410

63.3 miles, one-way
Gain: 8600 ft.
Highest Point: 6400.0 ft.
Average rating:
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Connect between the Mount Rainier area and Snoqualmie Pass along the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). Travel over rolling hills through forests and clear cut areas with views of Mt. Rainier.
Arch Rock

Mount Rainier Area -- Chinook Pass - Hwy 410

12.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 1400 ft.
Highest Point: 5900.0 ft.
Average rating:
(6 votes)
Arch Rock is not an arch, but a rocky point on the ridge to the west of Arch Rock Spring in the Norse Peak Wilderness Area. The trip to the rock involves a 5.4 mile hike mainly on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) along a forested ridge to Arch Rock Spring, followed by a 0.6 mile boot trail to Arch Rock. From the top, the expansive views of the South Cascades are dominated by Mount Rainier, 20 miles to the southwest.