West Tiger Mountain No. 3 Cable Line

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Day Hike - West Tiger Mountain No. 3 Cable Line

Prior to "9am Wed Apr 15" only students in the Yogesh/Craig Basic SIG can sign up...after that any Seattle Basic Climbing students can sign up.

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  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 3.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,050 ft

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Prior to "9am Wed Apr 15" only students in the Yogesh/Craig Basic SIG can sign up...after that any Seattle Basic Climbing students can sign up.

Required:
- Headlamp with good batteries
- Extra batteries
Recommended/Optional:
- MicroSpikes (if there's snow/ice)
- Extra headlamp just in case

This is trip 4 of 4...please bring at least a 40 pound pack.
Our target ascent time is 80 min.
Sunset is at 8:10pm.
This trip is happening regardless of the weather.
The trail gets very muddy and slick when wet.
A Discover Pass is NOT needed since we're outside the gate.
Tip: Pack water (8 lbs/gal) and dump it before the descent.
No bathroom at TH (there is one at official TH past the gate).
We should be back to the cars around 9:30pm.
Here's some general route info.

This is a "conditioner" so we don't need to stick together as one big group, however I don't want the last person to be by themselves. I'm thinking we'll eventually split into a couple different clusters. Bring warm clothes since we'll all wait at the summit for everyone to arrive before heading down as one big group.

To get an idea of the slope of the route...Mt Si is 800 ft/mi (8 mi RT and 3200 gain), Tiger Cable Line is 1250 ft/mi (3.2 mi RT and 2000 gain), and Mailbox Peak is 1600 ft/mi (5 mi RT and 4000 gain).

Dogs are welcome. If you're planning to bring your dog(s) then please let me know ahead of time! Dogs are welcome only if...they are wearing a reflective vest so we can see them, they are strong and can last the entire trip, they are good in cold/wet conditions for long periods, they are good with other dogs, they are on a leash when we're near the cars, their owners bring a leash on the trip, their owners bury or pack-out their waste, they have enough food and water for the trip, etc. Here's more dog info on wta.org.

When to meet:
Tues night 6:30pm (we'll leave the cars and start hiking then)
Where to meet:
Cable Line TH (park outside the gate), elev 490 ft
I-90 exit 20 then 0.4 mi SW to end of paved road
Lat/Long = 47.530713, -121.986922
15 minutes from Bellevue
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West Tiger Mountain No. 3 Cable Line


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