Wild Olympic to Mount Rainier Snowshoe Adventure
Olympia, WA4.5 (2 reviews)
- Winter Solitude
- Alpine Wonders
- Frozen Lakes & Rivers
- Winter Wildlife Opportunities
- Cozy Lodging
- Amazing Natural & Cultural History
Explore the majesty of Olympic and Mount Rainier National Parks in the winter on this 5-day hiking and snowshoeing, inn-based adventure.
Our daily excursions through the Olympic coastal range and most prominent Cascade volcano (Mount Rainier) highlight the diversity and beauty of the Pacific Northwest, from deep rain forests, ocean views, frozen mountain lakes, glaciers, waterfalls, turbulent rivers, and snow-blanketed meadows. You’ll get to explore the low valleys and climb high to stunning viewpoints of high peaks and impressive glaciers. Your guide will take you on a journey through the regions’ geologic stories, the Native American histories, and the resilient wildlife who call these breathtaking ecosystems home. This trip will challenge and delight everyone, from the novice hiker/snowshoer to the seasoned winter explorer.
We provide all the meals, lodging, local transportation, and an expert guide so you can relax and soak up the magic of a Washington winter. Join us for an exciting journey through these national parks on a different hike or snowshoe trek each day, and relax in the comfort of a cozy lodge each evening!
$690 Single Supplement
The single supplement on this trip is $450 for the 4-day tour, and $600 for the 5-day tour.
DIFFICULTY LEVEL 3
Scale of 1-5. 1 is least difficult; 5 is most difficult
This trip follows established tracks some of the time, and at other times we will be breaking trail. Snowshoeing, especially when breaking trail, can be strenuous. Be prepared for a mix of more and less challenging forays into the Mount Rainier winter wonderland.
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PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THIS TRIP
- Hiking uphill or downhill with a 8-12 lb backpack for 5-7 hours
- Maintaining balance and footing in a variety of snow conditions
- Following established trails and breaking our own trails, which is more strenuous
SOLITUDE LEVEL 3
1 least solitude, 5 most solitude
We rate this Olympic and Mount Rainier winter tour a solitude 3. You can expect several hours of solitude at a time.
The most common way to reach Olympia is by flying into Seattle and renting a vehicle or shuttling to Olympia (approximately 1 hour). SeaTac (Seattle-Tacoma) Airport is one of the most easily accessed destinations in the country. Many major cities in the United States and internationally offer direct flights into Seattle.
The shuttle to Olympia is provided by Capital Aeroporter and costs $30-$45 per person each way. Go to www.capair.com/olympia or call 800-962-3579 to make reservations.
Travel in perfect company by booking a private trip exclusively for your group!
Our sliding scale for private trips is based on the final number of guests in your group. Rates are per person and do not include sales tax, national park fees or guide gratuity. The final rate is based on the actual number of guests on the trip and may adjust based on cancellations or additions.
Please Note: you can also enjoy a private trip at our normal scheduled rates by filling any empty tour to capacity. However, if group members drop from the tour those spots will automatically become available on our website for instant booking. By purchasing a private trip at the rates listed below, your trip will remain exclusive to your group regardless of cancellations.
PRIVATE RATES FOR THIS TRIP
- 2 People: Rate x 2.5
- 3 People: Rate x 2
- 4 People: Rate x 1.5
- 5+ People: Rate x 1.15
*all rates are per person and single supplements apply
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