The Glacier Basin Trail has a maximum elevation of 5,965 ft (1,818 m), a minimum elevation of 4,364 ft (1,330 m), and an elevation gain of 12,298 ft (3,749 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.
The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Glacier Basin 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.
|[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]|
|Steps 1||Length 2||Min Ele 3||Max Ele 4|
|6,633||3.0 mi||4,364 ft||5,965 ft|
|[ A to B ]|
|Time 5||Floors 6||Gain 7||Loss 8|
|1.5 hrs||0.2||12,298 ft||2,177 ft|
|[ B to A ]|
|1.1 hrs||0.0||2,177 ft||12,298 ft|
The length of the Glacier Basin Trail is 3.0 mi (4.9 km) or 6,633 steps.
A person in good physical health can hike the Glacier Basin Trail in 1.5 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 1.1 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.
Download free Glacier Basin 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.
Yes, and it's free! The Glacier Basin Trail is located on the Sunrise topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.
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