Summer Schedule

Seasons change, your destination doesn’t have to.  We open for sightseeing on weekends only starting Memorial Day weekend and daily Summer operations begin at the end of June and run through mid-September.  We are closed between our summer and winter seasons.  The ski season typically runs from mid-November until mid-April.

Closed for the Summer, Please Visit Winter Page for More Info

Mt. Rainier Gondola

The Mt. Rainier Gondola whisks visitors to 6,872′ where the view of neighboring Mt. Rainier will leave you speechless. Learn More

Early-Summer Season
Open May 28-30, June 4-5 & June 11-12, 2016
Saturday & Sunday Only: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last ride down is at 5:30 p.m.)
Peak-Summer Season
Open Daily June 18- September 4, 2016
Sunday to Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (last ride down is at 6:00 p.m.)
Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (last ride down is at 8:00 p.m.)
Open until 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 4th
Late-Summer Season
Open Daily September 5-September 18, 2016
Monday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last ride down is at 5:30 p.m.)

 

Summit House Restaurant

The Summit House is Washington’s highest elevation restaurant and sits next to the top of the Mt. Rainier Gondola.  Learn More

Early-Summer Season: Open May 28-30, June 4-5 & June 11-12, 2016
Saturday & Sunday Only: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Peak-Summer Season: Open Daily June 18-September 4, 2016
Sunday to Friday 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturdays 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Open until 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 4th

Late-Summer Season: Open Daily September 5-September 18, 2016
Monday to Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Mountain Gift Shop

Located in the main plaza up the outdoor staircase from the base of the Mt. Rainier Gondola, the Right Angle Sports Shop sells souvenirs, clothing, snacks and more. Open Daily.

2016 Early Summer Hours: Saturday & Sunday 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (hours may vary)
2016 Peak Hours: Daily: Sunday-Friday 9:30am- 6:00pm, Saturday 9:30am-7:30pm
2016 Late Summer Hours: Daily: 9:30am- 5:00pm

Summit Gift Shop

Located below the Mt Rainier Gondola terminal at the summit, the Summit Gift Shop sells souvenirs, snacks, drinks, clothing, art and more.

2016 Early Summer Hours: Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (hours may vary)
2016 Peak Hours:
Daily: 10:00am- 5:00pm
Late Summer Hours: Closed

Hours and operations are weather permitting.