State/Province/Region
WA
Country
US
Nearest Area
Sunrise Visitor Center Mount Rainier
Town
Green Water
Brief Directions

From the Sunrise Visitors Center take the trail to Frozen lake, at the intersection take the trail up Burroughs Mountain, at the top take the trail for the Sunrise Rim trail. Spectacular views all along the top of this trail.

Notes

These trails are usually snow free from late July to early September.

Description

Labor Day weekend hike had Mount Rainier as moody as a teenage girl with the clouds going in out very quickly. Mount Rainier was covered at this point but the light playing on the glacial valley was beautiful revealing the bottom half of the giant Emmons glacier.

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Date Added
September 5, 2014
Date Taken
September 5, 2014
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