West Tiger Mountain 1-2-3

Hike to all of the West Tiger summits or hike any two of them! It's 10 miles or more and 2,800 feet of elevation gain in a popular forest in the I-90 corridor. The West Tiger summits can be reached from the High Point and Poo Poo Point trailheads. Enjoy views of the Issaquah lowlands from all of these summits.

getting there

High Point Trailheads

Just east of Issaquah take I-90, Exit 20 and turn south. Take an immediate right onto SE 79th Street and head west parallel to I-90 to the High Point Trailhead. Take an immediate left onto SE 79th Street and head west parallel to I-90 to the trailhead at High Point Pond.

Poo Poo Point Trailhead

Take Exit 17 off of I-90 and turn right onto Front Street. Reach a gravel parking lot on the left in about 3 mils from I-90. Between May and October, this parking lot can be crowded with both hikers and paraglider pilots.

on the trail

High Point Trailhead

Follow the West Tiger No. 3 Trail from the trailhead to the summit of West Tiger 3 and then on to the West Tiger 2 and West Tiger 1.  Or visa versa depending on where you parked. Other trails intersect this one, so you can vary your trip on the ascent or return as desired. You can also make one big loop trip using the West Tiger No. 3 and West Tiger No. 1 Trails.

Poo Poo Point Trailhead

Hike up to Poo Poo Point on the Chirico Trail. The hike the Poo Poo Point Trail 0.5 miles. Turn right on One View Trail, hike 1 mile past 15 Mile Gap. Turn right on the Tiger Mountain Trail and go 0.1 mile. Turn left on Poo Top (aka Hidden Forest) Trail and hike 0.2 miles to a road. Cross road and continue on Poo Top Trail 0.7 miles to summit of West Tiger 1. Continue on to West Tiger 2 and West Tiger 3. Start down the Cable Line Trail and turn left onto Section Line Trail marked with "Unmaintained Trail" sign, hike 0.4 miles. Turn left on West Tiger Railroad Grade, and hike 2 miles back to Poo Poo Point.



  • If you are scheduling this as a non-course related activity, please limit your group size to the default party size
  • The maximum party size is for use by course field trips only, and includes both students and instructors. Group size maximums do not reflect how course field trips are run (in smaller groups of students and instructors), but allow for course leaders to register the course in our system.
  • If you are scheduling a course field trip, please contact our Member Services Team to confirm the field trip and any permitting regulations.
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Length: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,800 ft
  • 2,948 ft
  • Green Trails Tiger Mtn No. 204S
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    47.529272, -121.995276
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Upcoming Activities

CHS 2 Hike - West Tiger Mountain 2 & 3

Day Hiking Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series
CHS hike led at a CHS 2 pace (2.0-3.0 mph)
Difficulty: Strenuous
Sun, Jun 17, 2018
No Prerequisites
11 participants
Registration opens May 23
Seattle Branch
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  • West Tiger Mountain 1 & 2
  • West Tiger Mountain 1 & 3
  • West Tiger Mountain 2 & 3
  • West Tiger Mountain 1, 2 & 3

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