Margaret's Way


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

After-hours mentored hike at moderate pace.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft
  • Pace: 2 - 2.5 MPH

4:45PM at the trailhead, with boots on and ready to go. Trailhead doesn't require passes. 

Trailhead: 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.

Google Maps:,-122.0867/@47.5066,-122.0867,11z?hl=en 

Nice forest hike to a viewpoint, moving at a moderate pace (approx. 2-2.5 mph). Once there, we'll have a brief break before heading back down. We'll try to finish in the daylight, but all hikers must bring headlamp just in case. 


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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