We believe the more, the merrier. From scenic gondola rides to group lunches and group-friendly activities our coordinator will help you plan a very memorable day.
      Group Gondola Tickets
      Take the whole gang for a scenic ride on the Mt. Rainier Gondola. Once at the top you can marvel at the view of Mt. Rainier and the Cascade Range, enjoy a picnic or go for a walk along the ridge. You’ll also have access to miles hiking trails for a more adventurous way to return to the base. 3 or more days notice is required for discounts on gondola tickets and 7-10 days notice is required for lunch services.

      Adults (23-69)$23
      Youth (13-22)$13
      Senior (70+)$18
      Child (5-12)$8
      Tots (0-4)*Free
      *Free (always free, doesn’t count towards group numbers, must have a ticket)

      Group discount not valid on weekends or holidays.

      Policies & Guidelines for Scenic Gondola Groups:

      Scenic gondola rates are available to groups with 15 or more participants, Mon-Fri only.
      One complimentary ticket is offered for every 15 tickets purchased (16th is free).
      Rates are only valid when organized a minimum of 3 days prior to your trip date.
      Tickets may be picked up in Guest Services on the day of your trip or sent in advance with 7 business days’ notice and a $7.50 UPS shipping and handling fee.
      Tickets must be purchased using a single form of payment.
      Tickets must be picked up from Guest services and distributed by the organizer.
      Three days’ notice is required for cancellation. No shows will be charged a $50 cancellation fee, which can be waived if trip is rescheduled.
      Gondola may not operate in certain weather conditions and without notice. Please check the website or call ahead (360) 663-3050 for the most current operating details.

      Contact Us
      (360) 663-3011
      Email for information: [email protected]

      Helpful Tips:
      Please do not feed the wildlife, it is harmful to their health
      Bring a warm layer. It can get cold at night, even on the hot days
      Wear comfortable footwear with good traction
      We recommend that you use the restroom at the bottom of the gondola before you head up. Restrooms are available at the top however, outdoor stairs are required
      Wear sunscreen. Remember, you’re at a much higher elevation
      Bring your camera!
    • Group Lunch at the Summit House
      We are happy to accommodate large groups with advance reservations Monday thru Friday. Groups of 15+ who wish to dine at the Summit House must contact a group coordinator for reservations at least 7 days prior to their visit. A credit card and 50% deposit is required at the time of booking. Summit House reservations do not include gondola transportation. All food and ticketing charges will be billed to one account. We cannot split checks. There is a 7-day cancellation policy for groups. No-shows and last-minute cancellations will not be refunded on the 50% deposit.

      Group (20-30 people) Summit House Summer Menu

      (meal counts and payment due 7-10 days in advance)

      Policies & Guidelines for Group Reservations:
      Please provide menu selections 7-10 days before the reservation date.
      One payment and one check per group.
      We will seat your entire group at one table when possible, or in smaller groups of 6 to 12 people per table.
      Please arrive at the base area 15-30 minutes before your reservation with a pre-paid gondola ticket in hand.
      Groups 30 minutes late will be treated as a no-show and subject to walk-in availability.
      A $30 per person fee will be charged in the event of no-shows, or cancellations not received within 48 hours of your reservation time.
      We recommend that you use the restroom at the bottom of the gondola before you head up. Restrooms are available at the top however outdoor stairs are required.

      Private Group Dining at the Base Area
      Family reunions, meetings, conferences, and special events for 50 to 250 guests welcome from June through September in our base lodge. Multiple venues are available for different space requirements and functions.

      Group Catering Menu 2019

      Private Summit House Rental
      We welcome the special opportunity to book a private event Sunday- Friday nights during the summer months. Wisk your guests via the Mt. Rainier Gondola to Washington’s highest elevation restaurant for a private dinner as the sun sets next to Mt. Rainier.

      Summit House 2019 Catering Buy-Out - Menu

      Contact Us to book your event.
      Special Events: (360) 663-3011
      Email: [email protected]