Margaret's Way


Day Hike - Margaret's Way

Day Hike - Margaret's Way thru the forest to Debbie's View on Friday, March 8th.

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft
  • Pace: 2.0

We will meet at the Trailhead for Margaret's Way at 9:00 and will want to be geared up within the next 10 min.  For Margaret's Way take Exit 15 as you are going east on I-90, you will turn right at the stop light and continue on the Renton/Issaquah Road (Highway 900)  south for 3.2 miles and turn left at the large blue Cougar Mountain Recreation sign.  Please note that there is a large blue Cougar Mountain Recreation sign on the right shortly before the correct Cougar Mountain Recreation on the left.   More info to follow the day before our hike.

This is a day hike through the forest on Margaret's Way to Debbie's View.  This is a fun hike which will include stops as needed for snacks and hydration.  There may be snow and ice on parts of trail so be sure to bring Micro Spikes or Yak Tracks.  Please wear hiking boots and dress in layers.   Mornings are tending to be very cool.  The day is forecast to be sunny with some clouds.  Please be sure to carry your Ten Essentials and have a lunch for Debbie's View.


Margaret's Way

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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