Frontcountry Trail Run - Wilderness Peak Loop

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Frontcountry Trail Run - Wilderness Peak Loop

We will run through second growth forest with ferns, creeks, rustic bridges and moss covered boulders. Then cross the ferry tail like marshy area on a rustic boardwalk We will also hit the highest point of the Cougar by reaching Wilderness Peak at 1,598 feet. The total route is about 7 miles with 2,300 elevation gain. We will go moderate pace and hike up a lot of the uphills (with a fun run down on the way back!).

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 1,598 ft
  • Pace: 3-4 mph

We  will meet at 6:30pm at Jim Whittaker Wilderness Peak Trailhead (47.5093, -122.0904).  There is usually enough parking and no permit required. A portable toilet is available but no regular water source.

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Cougar Mountain: Jim Whittaker Wilderness Peak Trailhead


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