Intro to Frontcountry Trail Running

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Frontcountry

Intro to Frontcountry Trail Running - Northwest Timber Trail

Learn and practice trail running skills at a local frontcountry trail.

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.
  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 550 ft

Place: Tiger Summit Trailhead (East Tiger Mountain State Forest) off of Hwy-18
Time: 8:45am for introductions. On trail and running by 9:00am.
Link to parking here:

A Discover pass is required for parking.

There is an outhouse at this trailhead.

Capacity will be adjusted in accordance with current public health guidance and Mountaineers COVID-19 policy.


Northwest Timber Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Please wear layers of breathable, technical clothing suitable for outdoor aerobic activities.

  • Waterproof jacket, hat, buff, gloves, sunglasses.
  • Trail running shoes
  • A runners vest or small day pack.
  • Bring snacks (fuel) and water (electrolytes).
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