Margaret's Way


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

This trip is open to club members and guests over age 18. This is a mentored day hike through nice forest to a viewpoint, moving at a moderate pace (approx. 2 mph). Once there, we'll have a brief break to enjoy the view and some snacks before heading back down for an early afternoon finish.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.8 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,600 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 1,700 ft
  • Pace: 2.0

Meet at 7:30 AM at the trailhead. 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 

For this early spring hike, please come prepared for possibly rainy and/or muddy conditions with appropriate clothing and footwear.


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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