The trailhead starts at 6,400 feet elevation at Sunrise and climbs moderately a short distance to the top of Sourdough Ridge. Follow the Sourdough Ridge trail west to the five way trial intersection at Frozen Lake. From there, the trail to Mt. Fremont traverses the west side of a rocky ridge for another 1.3 miles to a fire lookout built in the 1930s.
|Driving Distance from Portland||195 miles|
|Driving Time from Portland||4 hours|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in one day|
|Relevant Books||Cascade Alpine Guide: Columbia River to Stevens Pass by Fred Beckey|
|Relevant Maps||National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map of Mt. Rainier #217|