Running on Technical Terrain - Cougar Mountain: Sky Country Trailhead

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Frontcountry

Running on Technical Terrain - Cougar Mountain: Sky Country Trailhead

This field trip will focus on running skills for technical terrain - Running on trails with rocks, roots, mud, creeks, etc.

  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.3 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 990 ft

    We will meet at 8:15AM for introductions and warm-up. We will start running at 8:30AM.

    No parking pass required. There is a portable toilet at the TH.

    Route/Place

    Cougar Mountain: Sky Country Trailhead


    Roster
    Required Equipment

    Required Equipment

    • Breathable technical clothing suitable for outdoor aerobic activities
    • Lightweight windshell or rainshell
    • Trail running shoes
    • Running vest or belt 
    • Water and snacks
    • Cell phone
    • Maps (paper or downloaded)
    • Headlamp (in case of an emergency)
    Trip Reports