Cougar Mountain: Red Town Trailhead

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Frontcountry Trail Run - Coal Creek Falls

Mentored trail run. Easy Sunday morning run with a Fall waterfall show and lots of leaves for padding underfoot. These are some of the best highlights. We will run the relatively level Wildside Trail to view fern-laden Far Country Falls, then up the well forested Shy Bear Trail through the marsh, down Quarry Trail for a break at Coal Creek Falls on the return. 5 miles exactly and I plan on about a 13-14 minute pace.

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  • *Varies*
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 748 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 1,220 ft
  • Pace: 13-14 minute per mile pace

Loop Front-country run on Cougar Mountain. Lets meet at Redtown Trail head on Cougar Mountain off Newcastle Golf Club Rd. at 7:45 am for an 8am start. Right at the map-board. The planned loop is exactly 5 miles.  Sunrise is at 7:10 am so no headlamps necessary.  

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Cougar Mountain: Red Town Trailhead


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