Cougar Mountain: Jim Whittaker Wilderness Peak Trailhead

Trip

Day Hike - Wilderness Peak

A pleasant evening hike in Cougar Mountain.

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Tue, May 21, 2019
  • Seattle Hiking Committee
  • Day Hiking
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Retired Rovers, Adults
  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 3.9 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 650 ft

Meet at 6 PM at Sky Country Trailhead.

  • Permits: None!

This will be a custom route to Wilderness Peak. This route has less elevation gain than the typical route.

The park closes at dusk though seeing as dusk will be at 9:24 PM for the hike we should be able to finish the hike with time to spare.

Prior to signing up for this hike, please take into account the following:

  • Adults only (≥18 yrs old)
  • Bring illumination. Even though we'll get out before dusk, it's likely that it may be dark in the forest.
Route/Place

Cougar Mountain: Jim Whittaker Wilderness Peak Trailhead


Roster
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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