Eagle Peak Trail
Mount Rainier National Park

Located 27.5 miles from Morton, Washington

4 Stars
8,135 Steps 1  (3.5 mi)

The Eagle Peak Trail has a maximum elevation of 5,682 ft (1,732 m), a minimum elevation of 2,917 ft (889 m), and an elevation gain of 10,533 ft (3,210 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.

Calories

The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Eagle Peak Trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.

Metrics

[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
8,1353.5 mi2,917 ft5,682 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
2.5 hrs4.110,533 ft3,067 ft
[ B to A ]
TimeFloorsGainLoss
1.6 hrs0.43,067 ft10,533 ft

What is the length of the Eagle Peak Trail?

The length of the Eagle Peak Trail is 3.5 mi (5.7 km) or 8,135 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Eagle Peak Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the Eagle Peak Trail in 2.5 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 1.6 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.

Eagle Peak Trail Topo Maps

Download free Eagle Peak Trail topo maps and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Mount Rainier National Park topographic maps.

Adjoining 7.5 Minute Quadrangle Legend

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  1. Northwest Topo Map: Mount Wow, WA
  2. North Topo Map: Mount Rainier West, WA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Mount Rainier East, WA
  4. West Topo Map: Sawtooth Ridge, WA
  5. Topo Map: Wahpenayo Peak, WA
  6. East Topo Map: Tatoosh Lakes, WA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Randle, WA
  8. South Topo Map: Purcell Mountain, WA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Packwood, WA

Is there a Eagle Peak Trail map?

Yes, and they're free! The Eagle Peak Trail is located on the Wahpenayo Peak and Mount Rainier West topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

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Local Weather Forecast

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Footnotes

  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the sum of distance on the trail where angles to the horizontal is between 30 and 50 degrees (the angle of a stairway) divided by ten, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain is the cumulative elevation gain.
  8. Loss is the cumulative elevation loss.

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