Hike Pinnacle Peak, Mt. Rainier NP

2.5 Miles Round Trip - 1050 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

Pinnacle Peak Trailhead, Mt. Rainier NP - Search Nearby - Added by Sean Van Dommelen

This is a great short hike at 1.3 miles and plenty of elevation gain with 360' views of 3 volcanoes at the top. 

This trailhead is easily accessed at the parking lot at Reflection Lakes in Mount Rainier National Park. A short but sweet hike (1.3 miles one way) that leads to beautiful views of Rainier, Mount Adams, Mount St. Helens, and if clear enough, Mt. Hood (Oregon). 

Pinnacle itself can be climbed to summit but it's an off-trail (class 3-4) scramble up crumbling rock, but well worth it. Just be mindful of your holds and maintain three points of contact at all times. 

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2.5 Miles
1050 ft elevation gain
Out-and-Back Trail

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This is a great short hike with awesome views!