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More Signs of Summer at Sunrise!

Thu Jul 21, 2011

The winter’s record snow will soon be a distant memory, as the trails throughout the Sunrise area of Mt. Rainier National Park continue to melt out!

We decided to go for a hike and check out updated conditions yesterday, July 20.  So many changes!  It’s now very easy to hike the short distance to the Emmons Vista viewpoint, with incredible views of the mountain.  In fact, we know many guests who have taken pictures for holiday cards here!

We continued on the Sunrise Rim trail towards Shadow Lake and found a trail that was at least 50% melted out.  The… Read Full Story