Cougar Mountain: Jim Whittaker Wilderness Peak Trailhead

Trip

Day Hike - Wilderness Peak

A moderate hike amongst the trails of Cougar Mountain.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,200 ft

This loop starts at the Wilderness Creek TH and visits Long View Peak, Doughty Falls, Far Country Viewpoint, Shy Bear Marsh, Wilderness Peak and Wilderness Cliffs.  I take a leisurely pace, which is why I rate this a moderate hike.  Expect to walk about 7.65 miles with about 2152 ft. elevation gain.

Route/Place

Cougar Mountain: Jim Whittaker Wilderness Peak Trailhead


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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
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