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Christine Falls via Comet Falls Trail

3 reviews #25 hike out of 275 in
5.9 mi
Distance
2 hrs 12 min
Time
terrain
1,441 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a difficult out and back trail to Christine Falls in Mount Rainier National Park.

This trail goes by Comet Falls, Comet Falls Viewpoint, and Comet Falls Trailhead.




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Nicholas Heilweil 9 years, 4 months ago
Rob: Comet Falls
Cool little hike that feels a lot longer than it is... probably because there's lots to look at :0) Good elevation, fairly steep with lots of big man-made steps. The trail follows the stream pretty much the entire way up, so there's tons of little waterfalls / punchbowls. The trail is high above the creek, so be sure to take the small paths along the way to hit the viewing areas. Near the end, there's a great smaller waterfall (pretty big, but smaller than Comet) that's a great spot for lunch. We carried on to Comet (only 200 feet farther), and came back to have lunch. This was a GREAT running trail on the way down. Not too many hikers here, which is surprising because it was a perfect day ( the Paradise lot was full and there were TONS of cars still going up).
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happylife7681 3 years, 5 months ago
Comet Falls
Beautiful waterfalls all the way up to Comet Falls. Incline hike. Moderate. Some cool bridges. Bring tripod for this one!
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StratCooper 8 years, 3 months ago
Comet Falls (8/27/14)
Comet Falls Trail in Mt. Rainier, Washington State.
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Rodney 8 years, 3 months ago
Comet Falls (8/27/14)
Comet Falls Trail in Mt. Rainier, Washington State.
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Rodney 8 years, 3 months ago
Comet Falls (8/27/14)
Comet Falls Trail in Mt. Rainier, Washington State.
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