West Tiger Mountain Railroad Grade


Day Hike - West Tiger Mountain Railroad Grade

Let's get out and hike Tiger Mountain. A great winter hike and a good workout.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,700 ft
  • Pace: 2-2.5 MPH

Meet 10 AM at the Tradition Plateau (High Point) TH., accessed via the High Point exit at I-90. Discover Pass required.  Can carpool from Issaquah Transit Center if desired. 

See "Routes and Places" for details.  The trail tops out at about 2000'.  We will likely add one mile to this description and go out and back to Poo Poo Point.  May also summit Tiger No. 3 on our way back if the snow is not a problem.  There could, may likely be snow.  Microspikes or equivalent may be required.  This trip is weather dependent.   A few showers okay, all day rain the trip with be cancelled or rescheduled.  This trip is also snow depth dependent.  If the snow is too deep, the route will be modified or a lower elevation trip substituted. 


West Tiger Mountain Railroad Grade

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
  11. Microspikes or equivalent may be required
  12. Please: no cell phone use on the trail, except for navigation purposes or photos.
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