Cougar Mountain: Jim Whittaker Wilderness Peak Trailhead

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Frontcountry Trail Run - Cougar Mountain: Jim Whittaker Wilderness Peak Trailhead

Need some motivation to keep active during the week this Winter? Join a Wednesday night trail run!

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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.
  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • Pace: 11-13 min / mi

Meet at the Jim Whittaker Wilderness Peak Trailhead before 6PM. We will be on the trail and running at 6:00PM sharp.

There is a porta-toilet at this trailhead.

No parking pass required.

The classic loop from the Wilderness Peak TH - Solid climb up to Doughty Falls via Deceiver and up Shy Bear to Wilderness Peak. With airplane arms and zoomie noises, we will fly the switchbacks down to the parking lot.

Waitlisting is encouraged. More spots may be opened if possible.

Bring a head lamp and extra batteries/spare as it will be dark. Test your light before you arrive.

Route -> https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/49506795

Bring traction (micro-spikes) if snow is present.

We will wait and regroup at all trail intersections.

Please contact me first if you are new to trail running at night.

Dogs may be allowed with prior permission.

Don't forget your face covering/buff and hand sanitizer to comply with COVID-19 guidance

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Cougar Mountain: Jim Whittaker Wilderness Peak Trailhead


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Sturdy running shoes
  • Traction device if necessary (snow)
  • Head lamp / light
  • Don't forget your face covering/buff and hand sanitizer to comply with COVID-19 guidance
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