Gallagher Expeditions

Mt. Rainier Backpacking Trip

About the expedition:

  • Where: Mt. Rainier National Park

  • When: July 20 - July 28, 2019

  • Who: Grades 9-12 (co-ed)

Our crew of adventure-seeking high schoolers will set off from Camp Gallagher on a mission to explore one of the most stunning natural landscapes Washington has to offer: Mt. Rainier National Park. 

They'll spend their days hiking, shelter-building, singing camp songs and cooking over an open fire. Beginning backpackers are more than welcome, as daily mileage won’t be over five miles, and there won't be too much daily elevation gain. Views of the summit should be ever-present throughout the trip, making this one of our most scenic expeditions yet!


  • 7/20 - Ipsut Creek Camp

  • 7/21 - Mystic Camp

  • 7/22 - Granite Creek Camp

  • 7/23 - Berkeley Park Camp

  • 7/24 - Glacier Basin Camp

  • 7/25-28 - Back at Camp Gallagher!

Image by Jeff (lawdawg1) via Flickr