Climbing Conditioner


Climbing Conditioner - Section Line Trail

After-work conditioning hike to build fitness through the winter months.

  • Wed, Nov 29, 2023
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Scrambling, Climbing
  • Adults
  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 4.9 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,284 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

We'll meet at the Cable Line Trailhead at 5:45 p.m. for a quick introduction. Boots on the trail at 6 p.m. sharp. 

Discover pass required for parking at the trailhead.

All of this hike will be in the dark and the trip will run rain or shine!

From the parking area at the Cable Line Trailhead, we'll take the connector trail toward the High Point Trailhead parking lot. From there, we will take the Bus Trail to the Nook Trail. Then we will head west on the Talus Rocks trail until we connect with the Section Line Trail. We'll take the Section Line Trail to the summit of West Tiger 3. Link to route.

We'll have a quick snack and break at the summit. Then we'll return the way we came.

Bring a pack weight of your choosing, something that will challenge you, but allow you to keep a moderate pace. We'll aim for a pace of 1.5-2.0 mph, but will adjust based on the group's needs.

Headlamps required. 

If we've climbed together or you've been on my conditioning hikes before, you have permission to sign up! All others, please request permission and let me know what other hikes you've done recently.


West Tiger Mountain No. 3

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

All of this hike will be in the dark! Headlamp is required!

10 Essentials:

  1. Navigation
  2. Headlamp
  3. Sun protection
  4. First aid
  5. Knife
  6. Fire
  7. Shelter
  8. Extra food
  9. Extra water
  10. Extra clothes
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