Cougar Mountain: Bear Ridge Trailhead


Day Hike - Cougar Mountain: Bear Ridge Trailhead

After Hours Conditioning Hike at a Moderate Pace

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  • *Varies*
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

4:30 PM; TBD

Woodland hike to condition for summer hiking.  We will begin on the Bear Ridge trail and ascend to find the "Fantastic Erratic."  Then continue to Anti-Aircraft Peak. We will hike at a moderate pace (approx. 2 mph), our goal is to finish in daylight. Bring a sack dinner. The trailhead in the description isn't designed for non-resident parking.  I will let you know where to meet.


Cougar Mountain: Bear Ridge Trailhead

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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