May Hikes: 3 to 5.5 miles, 300 to 1,250 feet gain

Field trip: GoHike: Beginner Hiking Series

May Hikes: 3 to 5.5 miles, 300 to 1,250 feet gain - Cougar Mountain: Sky Country Trailhead

Will we find a lost beagle on the Lost Beagle Trail? Will we find shangri-la on the Shangri-La Trail? Will there be ducks at the marsh? Let's find out on this social-pace Saturday afternoon hiking tour of some of the trails at the north central part of Cougar Mountain.

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  • *Varies*
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 350 ft

Meeting Time:  1:00pm

Meeting Place: Sky Country Trailhead, a few miles off exit 13, I-90.  Detailed directions provided with the pre-trip HelloHiker email.  Parking should not be a problem; there is parking along the entrance road if the lot is full.

Cougar is a great place to hike.  Lovely scenery and greenery, even if there are no distant views.  We'll have a couple hundred feet of elevation gain, but it is gradual.  


Cougar Mountain: Sky Country Trailhead

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