Cougar Mountain: Jim Whittaker Wilderness Peak Trailhead


Day Hike - Wilderness Peak

A pleasant evening hike in Cougar Mountain.

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, Jun 22, 2021
  • Seattle Hiking Committee
  • Day Hiking
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Retired Rovers, Adults
  • Easy
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 3.9 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 650 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

Meet at 6 PM at the trailhead.

Trailhead: Sky Country Trailhead

  • Permits (Trailhead Only): 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 9:52 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:

  •  You will be expected to follow The Mountaineers COVID-19 Code of Conduct.
  • Adults only (≥18 yrs old).
  • We'll be going at a casual pace.
  • Bring illumination. Even though we'll get out before dusk, it's likely that it may be dark in the forest.

Cougar Mountain: Jim Whittaker Wilderness Peak Trailhead

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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