Day Hike - West Tiger Mountain No. 3

Trip

Day Hike - West Tiger Mountain No. 3

Winter Conditioning Hike. Loop hike up the Nook and Section Line Trails to WT3 and down the main WT3 Trail, with an option to extend the hike and continue to WT2 and hike down the K3 and TMT Trails.

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  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft

10am High Point/Lake Tradition TH

This hike is part of the Winter Conditioning Hike Series hosted by the Foothills branch. It is not part of a course or program. Like any other open hike, it is open to all Mountaineers members.

We will hike up the Nook Trail and Section Line Trail to West Tiger 3. The Section Line Trail is very steep, gaining 1400 feet in 1 mile!  We will then hike back down the main WT3 Trail for a 5 mile/2000' gain loop. OR, we can continue up to WT2 and hike down the K3 Trail and TMT, or the West Tiger RR Grade back to the WT3 Trail. That adds an extra mile and 300 feet of gain.

 

Route/Place

West Tiger Mountain No. 3


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Standard hiking gear. Trekking poles recommended because of steepness

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