Day 5 on the Wonderland Trail will be divided into three parts:  natural features, rest stops and Mt. Rainier.

Carbon Glacier on the northwest side of Rainier, with runoff coming out from the caves near the bottom

Carbon Glacier on the northwest side of Rainier, with runoff coming out from the caves near the bottom

Mists rising out of the Carbon River valley

Mists rising out of the Carbon River valley

Hiking along Moraine Park

Hiking along Moraine Park

The Winthrop River/Glacier stretch featured the worst trail conditions

The Winthrop River/Glacier stretch featured the worst trail conditions

More difficult trail conditions, due to flooding and erosion.

More difficult trail conditions, due to flooding and erosion.

A view of Winthrop Glacier

A view of Winthrop Glacier

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