Margaret's Way


Day Hike - Margaret's Way to Debbie's View

Join us on this midweek morning hike on the beautiful Margaret's Way! We'll make a stop at Debbie's View and hopefully get a view of grandiose Mount Rainier and the surrounding foothills.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.61 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,293 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 1,842 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2mph, hike as a group

We'll meet at the Cougar Mountain Recreation parking lot. 7:45 AM for introductions and briefing, 8:00 AM boots on trail.

No parking pass required. Porta potties available.

Directions to parking lot:

From I-90, take exit 15 signed Lake Sammamish/Renton Highway 900. At the stoplight at the end of the exit turn right onto Highway 900/Renton-Issaquah Road and go south toward Renton. From the stoplight drive 3.2 miles and turn left at the easy-to-miss driveway with a large blue Cougar Mountain Recreation sign. The large parking lot is straight ahead.

We will follow all Mountaineers Protocols. Bring a face mask and hand sanitizer. We'll wear face masks for most of the hike and stay 6 feet apart from each other to the best of our abilities.

We will hike at a steady conversational pace of 1.5-2mph with some breaks for clothing adjustments. We will hike as a group.


Margaret's Way

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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