Day Hike - West Tiger Mountain Railroad Grade

Trip

Day Hike - West Tiger Mountain Railroad Grade

Poo Poo Point Loop from Sunset Way TH and West Tiger RR Grade

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 2,000 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

9am Sunset Way Trailhead, immediately next to 605 E Sunset Way, Issaquah, WA 98027

No parking pass required.

From Sunset Way Trailhead, hike up Adventure Trail and Section Line Trail (very steep section gains 900 feet in 0.6 miles).  Hike on the flat (with some ups and downs) West Tiger RR Grade Trail  to Poo Poo Point Trail to hike  to the north viewpoint of Poo Poo Point for a great view of Issaquah, Lake Sammamish, the Olympics, and Mt. Baker. Hike down the Poo Poo Point Trail back to Tradition Plateau to complete the loop.

Hike will go rain or shine but will be canceled if steady or heavy rain is forecasted. 

Route/Place

West Tiger Mountain Railroad Grade


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Standard hiking gear

Rain jacket, non-cotton/denim clothing

If snowy/icy: Microspikes or other foot traction

Trekking poles recommended and helpful for steep section. 

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