Day Hike - Jester Mountain


Day Hike - Jester Mountain

10 miles, 2900', 3 peaks (Iron Bear, Jester, and Joker, the prettiest section of the Teanaway Ridge, many, many species of birds, flowers, and pollinators!

  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,900 ft
  • Pace: 1.75 MPH average moving speed

8:30 at the Iron Bear trailhead off of HWY 97, use Google maps and this link

One carpooling option is 6:45 at East Sunset Way Trailhead in Issaquah. I need a ride and at least 1 person willing to drive and to stop here. Use google maps and this link

Our route   We are off-trail to the touch the tops of Jester and Joker, part of that is bootpath, part meadows, none of it is technical. 


Jester Mountain

  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Green Trails Liberty No. 210

    USGS Liberty
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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