Hiking Camp Muir


Description: At 10,000 feet, Camp Muir is the most popular base camp for climbers making a bid for the summit of Mt Rainier. On this hike, you'll get a taste of the alpine climbing experience, take in extravagant views and get up close and personal with Washington's highest peak. Whether you're training to climb Rainier, looking for a new challenge, or are intrigued by a visit to this iconic destination, this hike is sure to get your heart pumping!

Skills you'll learn:

  • Learn effcient ways to travel on snow
  • Learn natural history of the area
  • Learn tips and tools to make your hiking more comfortable and enjoyable
  • Learn basic navigation and route finding

Check out the gear list.

Required Legal Form:
This course requires the participant to read and sign a liability release form before participating. Please see "Required Legal Form" for the session you are registering for. You will need to print, sign and bring the form to your class.

Hiking Camp Muir Information

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  • Class Details
  • Gear List

Hiking Camp Muir Gear List

Gear to bring to class:


  • Daypack - Day pack large enough to carry water, food and layers.
  • Sun Protection - Lip balm, sunscreen, wide-brim hats, etc.
  • Energy Snacks
  • Water Bottle
  • Rain Gear - Waterproof/resistant jacket, pants and hat.
  • Lunch & Snacks


  • Personal Backpack & Equipment - The backpack and equipment you use.
  • Hydration Compatible Day Pack - 1000-2000 cubic inches with 70-100 oz water bladder
  • Personal Camera

Gear provided by REI:

  • Group First Aid Kit
  • Gaiters
  • Hiking Poles - REI will provide but you are welcome to bring your own.