Cougar Mountain: Big Tree Ridge Trailhead


Backcountry Trail Run - Cougar Mountain Loop

Post classroom session run.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 675 ft

Meet at 8:00pm at the main parking area, ready to go by 8:00pm.

Link to parking here:

No parking pass is required to park here. 

There is an outhouse at this trailhead.

Post outdoor classroom session group run around Cougar Mountain's summit.

This run is for students of the 2021 Introduction to Trail Running: Backcountry Course only.


Cougar Mountain: Big Tree Ridge Trailhead

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Sturdy running shoes
  • Headlamp or flashlight. (check batteries beforehand)
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